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Table 2 Control variables, description/measurement and the priori expected sign

From: Recommended daily allowance-based contribution of household’s own agricultural production to food and nutrition security in Karamoja sub-region of Uganda

Control variable Description Variable coding/definition Expected priori sign
X1 Age in completed years 20–39 years = 1, < 20 or > 40 = 0  + or −
X2 Marital status Married = 1, not married, widowed, single, widowed, widower or divorced = 0  + or −
X3 Family type Polygamous = 1, monogamous = 0  + or −
X4 Occupation of the household head Subsistence farming = 1, trader, casual labourer, civil servant, (Agro) pastoralist, gold mining, firewood sale and others = 0  + or −
X5 Occupation of Spouse (woman) in the household Subsistence farming = 1, trader, casual labourer, civil servant, (Agro) pastoralist, gold mining, firewood sale and others = 0  + or −
X6 Education status of the Spouse (woman) No formal education = 1, Primary one-tertiary education = 0  + or −
X7 Education status of household head No formal education = 1, Primary one-tertiary education = 0  + or −
X8 Number of women married Continuous data  + or −
X9 Household size Continuous data  + or −