Table 2

Unconditional Recentred Influence Function (RIF) quantile regression results for rural and urban households in Bangladesh
Dependent variable: HAZ score
RURAL URBAN
OLS Quantiles OLS Quantiles
10 25 50 75 90 10 25 50 75 90
Female gender of child −0.04 −0.01 0.05 −0.05 −0.08 −0.27*** 0.04 0.00 0.03 0.08 0.08 −0.08
(0.04) (0.08) (0.06) (0.05) (0.06) (0.09) (0.06) (0.10) (0.08) (0.08) (0.08) (0.10)
Age of Child −0.24*** −0.11*** −0.15*** −0.23*** −0.31*** −0.44*** −0.20*** −0.08** −0.14*** −0.19*** −0.26*** −0.28***
(0.02) (0.03) (0.02) (0.02) (0.03) (0.04) (0.02) (0.03) (0.03) (0.03) (0.04) (0.05)
Child vaccinated −0.18*** 0.08 0.01 −0.20*** −0.33*** −0.41*** −0.06 0.05 −0.04 −0.09 −0.12 −0.09
(0.05) (0.08) (0.06) (0.06) (0.06) (0.09) (0.06) (0.10) (0.09) (0.07) (0.08) (0.11)
Age of mother 0.00 −0.02** −0.01 0.00 0.00 0.01* 0.02*** −0.01 0.00 0.01 0.03*** 0.03***
(0.00) (0.01) (0.01) (0.00) (0.01) (0.01) (0.01) (0.01) (0.01) (0.01) (0.01) (0.01)
Mother’s working status 0.09* 0.13 0.13* 0.09 0.10 0.13 −0.04 −0.20 −0.03 −0.05 0.04 0.03
(0.05) (0.10) (0.07) (0.07) (0.07) (0.10) (0.07) (0.14) (0.11) (0.09) (0.09) (0.12)
Mother’s education (yrs) 0.01* 0.04** 0.02** 0.01* 0.02 0.00 0.04*** 0.03** 0.04*** 0.05*** 0.04** 0.04**
(0.01) (0.01) (0.01) (0.01) (0.01) (0.02) (0.01) (0.02) (0.01) (0.01) (0.01) (0.02)
Husband’s education (yrs) 0.02*** 0.02** 0.02*** 0.02*** 0.02*** 0.03** 0.04*** 0.04** 0.05*** 0.04*** 0.05*** 0.03**
(0.01) (0.01) (0.01) (0.01) (0.01) (0.01) (0.01) (0.02) (0.01) (0.01) (0.01) (0.01)
Wealth index 0.26*** 0.20*** 0.27*** 0.29*** 0.27*** 0.37*** 0.13*** 0.09 0.08* 0.16*** 0.11** 0.13**
(0.04) (0.07) (0.06) (0.06) (0.06) (0.11) (0.03) (0.06) (0.05) (0.04) (0.05) (0.06)
Extended family dummy 0.05 −0.12 −0.02 0.04 0.05 0.22** 0.07 −0.01 0.01 0.12 0.14 0.05
(0.05) (0.09) (0.07) (0.06) (0.07) (0.09) (0.06) (0.10) (0.08) (0.08) (0.09) (0.11)
Dependency ratio −0.05 −0.08 −0.04 −0.10** −0.07 −0.05 −0.02 0.01 0.05 −0.08 −0.04 0.06
(0.03) (0.06) (0.05) (0.04) (0.04) (0.06) (0.05) (0.09) (0.07) (0.06) (0.06) (0.09)
No. of children (<5 yrs) 0.02 −0.07 −0.04 0.06 0.11** 0.12 0.03 0.02 −0.05 0.00 0.10 0.09
(0.04) (0.08) (0.06) (0.05) (0.05) (0.08) (0.06) (0.10) (0.09) (0.07) (0.07) (0.09)
Constant −1.25*** −2.76*** −2.20*** −1.30*** −0.47** 0.50* −2.10*** −3.37*** −2.65*** −2.02*** −1.50*** −0.74**
(0.14) (0.30) (0.20) (0.16) (0.19) (0.27) (0.18) (0.31) (0.25) (0.24) (0.24) (0.32)
N 3425 3425 3425 3425 3425 3425 1842 1842 1842 1842 1842 1842
R-sq 0.11 0.03 0.05 0.08 0.09 0.07 0.18 0.04 0.09 0.15 0.13 0.07
adj. R-sq 0.10 0.03 0.05 0.07 0.08 0.07 0.18 0.04 0.09 0.15 0.12 0.07

Figures in brackets are standard errors: Asterisks denote level of significance -***, ** and * denote significance at 1%, 5% and 10% level of significance respectively.

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