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Table 6 Socio-economic and demographic predictors of energy and nutrient required and supplied from own agricultural production

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

Predictors Energy Protein Iron Zinc
Required Supplied Required Supplied Required Supplied Required Supplied
Age (20 to 39 years) − 0.002 − 0.001 − 0.046 − 0.002 − 0.014 − 0.006 − 0.029 − 0.003
Marital Status − 0.019 − 0.005 − 0.042 − 0.019 − 0.062 − 0.017 − 0.046 − 0.003
Family type (polygamous) 0.093 0.103 − 0.044 0.093 − 0.035 0.112* − 0.038 0.098
Occupation of household head (Subsistence farming) − 0.08 − 0.065 0.071 − 0.08 0.078 − 0.088 0.077 − 0.087
Occupation of spouse (Subsistence farming) 0.139* 0.152* 0.078 0.139* 0.055 0.136* 0.063 0.158*
Education of Spouse − 0.033 − 0.015 0.116* − 0.033 0.101 − 0.03 0.116* − 0.026
Education of household head (No Formal education) − 0.302* − 0.287* 0.011 − 0.302* 0.005 − 0.333* 0.001 − 0.279*
No. women married 0.021 0.016 0.076 0.021 0.084 0.047 0.074 0.014
Household size 0.029 0.045 0.098* 0.029 0.116* 0.029 0.111* 0.045
  1. Standardized Coefficients; * coefficients are significant at 5% for the predictor; household size, occupation (1 = subsistence farming; 0 = otherwise) age (1 = 20 to 39 years; 0 = otherwise), education (1 = no formal education; 0 = otherwise), family type (1 = polygamous family; 0 = otherwise), marital status (1 = married; 0 = otherwise), number of women married