Skip to main content

Advertisement

Research, Policy and Practice

Pastoralism Cover Image

Table 4 Single-equation regression analysis for herd size determinants 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

Variables Coefficient S.E. z P>z
Gender of household head 0.214a 0.124 1.72 0.089
Age of household head 0.007a 0.004 1.87 0.065
Education level of household head -0.017a 0.008 -1.97 0.051
Size of the household 0.024c 0.006 4.11 0.002
Log non-livestock income -0.070c 0.019 -3.66 0.001
Intensity of cattle rustling -0.001b 0.093 - 0.01 0.039
Type of land ownership 0.029 0.162 0.18 0.858
Drought and/or diseases -0.184a 0.167 -1.10 0.075
Livestock lost to rustlers -0.001 0.084 -0.00 0.997
Livestock inherited 0.436b 0.172 2.54 0.013
Dowry received 0.086 0.094 0.92 0.362
Livestock bought 0.116 0.080 1.45 0.149
Predicted probability of migrating 0.436c 0.161 2.70 0.008
Constant term 0.316 0.258 1.23 0.223
Number of observations 110    
F(13,96) 7.18    
Probability >F 0.000    
R-squared 0.493    
Adjusted R-squared 0.424    
RMSE 0.383    
  1. aSignificant at 10%; bsignificant at 5%; csignificant at 1%. S.E., standard error. RMSE, root mean square error.