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Table 2 Correlates of household dietary diversity

From: Food consumption patterns, nutrient adequacy, and the food systems in Nigeria

  Country Rural Urban
Mobile phone (0/1) 0.20*** 0.19*** 0.24
(0.06) (0.06) (0.15)
Electricity (0/1) 0.13** 0.12 0.20*
(0.06) (0.07) (0.12)
Improved sources of water (1/0) 0.12* 0.06 0.24**
(0.06) (0.07) (0.10)
Irrigation (0/1) 0.17 0.36* −0.31
(0.20) (0.20) (0.28)
Improved sanitation, community (%) 0.23** 0.33*** 0.02
(0.10) (0.11) (0.16)
Health center/hospital in community (0/1) −0.11** −0.08 −0.15**
(0.05) (0.07) (0.07)
Distance to nearest market (KMs) 0.00 0.00 0.00
(0.00) (0.00) (0.00)
Fraction of agriculture within 1 km buffera 0.23* 0.30* 0.15
(0.13) (0.17) (0.28)
Constant 6.91*** 6.77*** 7.21***
(0.31) (0.32) (0.62)
Observations 4040 2721 1319
r2 0.50 0.52 0.38
  1. Controls include state and month of interview fixed effects; dummies for agro-ecological zones; distance to nearest population center; age, sex, and education of the household head (post-primary dummy); household size; dependency ratio; ratio of expenditure on MAH to expenditure on food at home; dummy for HH income quintile; and dummy for rural/urban for country specification. Note: standard errors clustered at enumeration area-level and presented in brackets
  2. aThe variable was rescaled by dividing by 100 for readability
  3. ***p<0.01, **p<0.05, *p<0.1