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Table 5 Exploratory OLS on factors that determine LRI

From: Livelihood resilience in the face of recurring floods: an empirical evidence from Northwest Ethiopia

Explanatory variables  
Sex of household head 0.00495
(0.0128)
Age of household head 0.000716
(0.000569)
Educational status of household head 0.00545*
(0.00212)
Household size 0.00129
(0.00429)
Supply of labor 0.00657
(0.00432)
Incidence of illness dummy −0.00180
(0.0112)
Land size in ha 0.0379**
(0.0120)
Availability of farm oxen 0.0133
(0.0133)
Social networks 0.0321
(0.0168)
Engagement in trade 0.0425***
(0.0124)
Exposure to flood hazards −0.0166
(0.00996)
_cons 0.283***
(0.0344)
N 214
R 2 0.144
  1. Standard errors in parentheses
  2. * p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01, *** p < 0.001
  3. Source: Authors’ own construction from household survey (April 2015)
  4. Notes:
  5. The exploratory OLS model result has passed all the diagnostic tests such as multi-collinearity tests, omitted variables test, heteroscedasticity test and diagnostic plots to check the normality and linearity assumptions.