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Table 7 Quantile regression model result

From: Analysis of poverty, income inequality and their effects on food insecurity in southern Ethiopia

Dependent variable is income
Variables 0.1 0.25 0.50 0.75 0.90
Coef t ratio Coef t ratio Coef t ratio Coef t ratio Coef t ratio
Sex 77.95 0.44 148.82 0.83 250.82 0.98 616.68 1.36 526.60 0.74
Age-square 0.025 0.2 0.02 0.15 0.45 2.11** 0.70 4.03*** 0.75 1.39
Education 43.08 1.46 73.82 2.17** 116.02 4.08*** 179.61 4.97*** 270.69 3.83***
Family size − 91.17 − 0.93 − 93.72 − 3.07*** − 95.35 − 1.36 − 25.55 − 0.11 − 32.53 − 0.09
Migration − 148.17 − 0.56 − 475.50 − 1.42 − 482.94 − 1.59 − 360.11 − 0.72 − 458.11 − 0.53
Health 121 0.4 490.04 0.81 677.07 2.21** 47.47 0.05 − 657.15 − 0.37
Occupation (unemployed) − 350.34 − 1.03 − 539.37 − 1.28 − 1074.71 − 1.83 − 1403.14 − 2.36** − 996.01 − 0.27
Occupation (agriculture) 157.07 0.6 55.95 0.15 − 597.33 − 1.41 − 499.68 − 1.03 213.53 0.24
Occupation (trade) 194.64 0.68 − 248.88 − 0.42 179.69 0.35 738.57 0.64 5041.44 1.55
Occupation (wage workers) − 249.01 − 0.41 − 642.91 − 1.7 − 1254.73 − 2.77*** − 1515.98 − 1.76 − 375.00 − 0.35
Savings 0.95 5.18*** 1.36 4.7*** 1.71 7.52*** 1.76 6.08*** 1.26 2.11**
Remittance 0.29 0.49 0.53 0.53 1.94 1.16 3.58 2.7*** 1.70 1.53
Access to credit 138.96 0.38 534.92 2.07** 720.80 1.53 961.73 2.49** 1399.73 2.21**
House ownership 1404.12 6.28*** 1700.52 8.63*** 1709.15 6.11*** 2533.07 5.96*** 3361.95 3.07***
Electric − 96.25 − 0.32 − 194.05 − 1.05 − 163.70 − 0.39 − 1389.38 − 2.16** − 1621.07 − 1.7
Constant 347.83 0.4 226.03 0.32 − 190.65 − 0.25 0.70 − 0.32 − 1278.57 − 0.62
  Pseudo-R2 0.3559 Pseudo-R2 = 0.3864 Pseudo-R2 0.4097 Pseudo-R2 = 0.4294 Pseudo-R2 0.4487
  1. Source: model result (2019)
  2. *, ** and *** are statistical significance level at 1%, 5% & 10%, respectively