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Table 3 Determinants of the decision to migrate amongst pastoral communities in Baringo District, Kenya.

From: Effects of cattle rustling and household characteristics on migration decisions and herd size amongst pastoralists in Baringo District, Kenya

Variable Coefficient S.E. P>z Effects
Gender of household head 0.188a 0.690 0.085 0.008
Age of household head -0.040b 0.019 0.035 -0.001
Education level of household head 0.015 0.047 0.741 0.001
Size of the household 0.011 0.039 0.780 0.001
Number of cattle owned 0.021b 0.010 0.032 0.001
Ratio of sheep and goats to cattle -0.095 0.130 0.467 -0.003
Log non-livestock income -0.222b 0.112 0.048 -0.008
Intensity of cattle rustling 2.207c 0.659 0.001 0.243
Type of land ownership 0.073 0.675 0.914 0.002
Drought and/or diseases 1.377b 0.677 0.042 0.164
Livestock lost to rustlers 0.647a 0.493 0.089 0.030
Herder's perception on livestock migration 2.415c 0.654 0.001 0.255
Constant term -3.240 1.333 0.015  
Number of observations 110    
LR chi2(l2) 61.22    
Probability > chi2 0.000    
Log likelihood -25.790    
Pseudo R2 0.543    
  1. aSignificant 10%; bsignificant at 5%; csignificant at 1%. S.E., standard error.