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Table 5 Regression 1 and 3 covariates’ estimated effects

From: Groundwater arsenic and education attainment in Bangladesh

  Years of education Days attended
(19–21-year-olds) (6–10-year-olds)
Variable Coef. Robust std. err. t Coef. Robust std. err. t
Household wealth 1.366a 0.080 17.18 0.115a 0.026 4.41
Household wealth sqd. −.194a 0.032 −6.12 −.031a 0.011 −2.75
Number of other youths in hours −.130a 0.024 −5.39 0.001 0.011 0.11
Age 0.099b 0.052 1.91 0.055a 0.009 6.22
Head primary incomplete 0.247b 0.129 1.92 0.098c 0.043 2.29
Head primary complete 0.867a 0.121 7.17 0.160a 0.042 3.84
Head some secondary 1.486a 0.126 11.83 0.109a 0.042 2.60
Head secondary or more 2.425a 0.140 17.31 0.268a 0.046 5.87
Head non-std. schooling −0.527 0.794 −0.66 0.376a 0.126 2.99
Head education missing 0.024 0.838 0.03 0.657a 0.126 5.23
Heard of arsenic prob. 0.557a 0.118 4.75 0.073b 0.038 1.92
Mean subdistrict wealth −.812a 0.260 −3.12 −0.154 0.107 −1.44
Std. dev. sub-district wealth 0.202 0.333 0.61 0.018 0.139 0.13
Flood prone 0.224b 0.135 1.66 −.118c 0.055 −2.13
Garbage pile −0.059 0.258 −0.23 0.125 0.211 0.60
Landslide prone −0.570 0.679 −0.84 0.027 0.331 0.08
Industrial pollution 1.359a 0.324 4.20 −0.201 0.325 −0.62
Safe from eviction 0.443c 0.198 2.23 −0.001 0.055 −0.01
Squatter household −1.062 0.666 −1.60 −0.092 0.153 −0.60
  1. aStatistically significant at 0.01 level
  2. bStatistically significant at 0.10 level
  3. cStatistically significant at 0.05 level