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Table 4 Unsafe water’s effects on males’ years of education (19–21-year-olds) and days of school attended (6–10-year-olds)

From: Groundwater arsenic and education attainment in Bangladesh

Variable Years of education Days of school attended
Regression 1 2 3 4
Unsafe water −.501a (0.134) −.565a (0.167) −.119b (0.053) −.170a (0.067)
Unsafe*drink safe 0.494a (0.140) 0.497a (0.141) 0.107c (0.056) 0.105c (0.056)
10–50-ppb arsenic −0.158 (0.150) −0.057 (0.056)
10–50 ppb*drink safe 0.140 (0.150) −0.027 (0.053)
R 2 0.3294 0.3296 0.0489 0.0491
# observations 4511 4511 13,556 13,556
  1. Samples: youths in the 2006 MICS with well contaminations from the 1998/2000 NHS
  2. aStatistically significant at 0.01 level
  3. bStatistically significant at 0.05 level
  4. cStatistically significant at 0.10 level