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Table 5 Three-stage least squares 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 0.212a 0.116 1.83 0.068
Age of household head 0.006b 0.003 1.98 0.048
Education level of household head -0.018b 0.008 -2.11 0.035
Size of the household 0.024c 0.005 4.41 0.001
Log non-livestock income -0.070c 0.018 -3.90 0.001
Intensity of cattle rustling -0.003b 0.087 -0.04 0.471
Type of land ownership 0.031 0.151 0.20 0.840
Drought and/or diseases -0.186a 0.156 -1.19 0.083
Livestock lost to rustlers -0.001 0.079 -0.01 0.989
Livestock inherited 0.438c 0.160 2.74 0.006
Dowry received 0.089 0.088 1.01 0.311
Livestock bought 0.115 0.074 1.55 0.122
Predicted probability of migrating 0.427c 0.151 2.84 0.005
Constant term 0.316 0.241 1.31 0.190
Observations 110    
Probability >F 0.000    
RMSE 0.358    
R-squared 0.49    
Chi2 106.78    
  1. aSignificant at 10%; bsignificant at 5%; csignificant at 1%. S.E., standard error. RMSE, root mean square error.