Table 3

Unconditional Recentred Influence Function (RIF) quantile regression results for rural and urban households in Nepal
Dependent variable: HAZ score
RURAL URBAN
OLS Quantiles OLS Quantiles
10 25 50 75 90 10 25 50 75 90
Female gender of child −0.01 −0.03 −0.06 0.02 0.02 0.09 0.02 0.08 0.01 0.02 0.01 −0.09
(0.04) (0.06) (0.05) (0.05) (0.06) (0.08) (0.07) (0.12) (0.11) (0.08) (0.10) (0.14)
Age of child −0.23*** −0.09*** −0.12*** −0.22*** −0.31*** −0.41*** −0.27*** −0.23*** −0.24*** −0.29*** −0.26*** −0.30***
(0.02) (0.03) (0.02) (0.02) (0.03) (0.04) (0.03) (0.04) (0.04) (0.04) (0.04) (0.06)
Child vaccinated 0.21*** 0.16** 0.13** 0.20*** 0.29*** 0.39*** 0.29*** −0.03 0.19* 0.24** 0.45*** 0.62***
(0.05) (0.08) (0.06) (0.06) (0.08) (0.12) (0.09) (0.14) (0.11) (0.11) (0.13) (0.20)
Age of mother 0.00 −0.01 −0.01** −0.01 0.00 0.01 0.01 −0.02 0.00 0.02** 0.01 0.01
(0.00) (0.01) (0.01) (0.00) (0.01) (0.01) (0.01) (0.01) (0.01) (0.01) (0.01) (0.02)
Mother’s working status −0.17*** −0.11 −0.14*** −0.12** −0.14** −0.29*** −0.12 −0.12 −0.10 0.03 −0.22** −0.23
(0.05) (0.07) (0.05) (0.06) (0.07) (0.11) (0.08) (0.14) (0.11) (0.10) (0.11) (0.17)
Mother’s education (yrs) 0.05*** 0.03** 0.04*** 0.05*** 0.05*** 0.08*** 0.06*** 0.04* 0.06*** 0.07*** 0.06*** 0.06**
(0.01) (0.01) (0.01) (0.01) (0.01) (0.02) (0.01) (0.02) (0.02) (0.01) (0.02) (0.02)
Husband’s education (yrs) 0.01** 0.03*** 0.02* 0.00 0.01 0.01 0.00 0.01 0.03* 0.01 −0.02 −0.01
(0.01) (0.01) (0.01) (0.01) (0.01) (0.01) (0.01) (0.02) (0.02) (0.01) (0.02) (0.02)
Wealth index 0.22*** 0.17*** 0.22*** 0.31*** 0.30*** 0.16 0.15*** 0.10 0.05 0.15*** 0.24*** 0.16
(0.04) (0.05) (0.04) (0.05) (0.07) (0.11) (0.04) (0.07) (0.05) (0.05) (0.06) (0.10)
Extended family dummy −0.01 0.04 0.02 −0.02 −0.05 −0.04 −0.01 −0.06 −0.14 −0.11 0.04 −0.02
(0.04) (0.07) (0.05) (0.05) (0.06) (0.09) (0.07) (0.13) (0.10) (0.09) (0.10) (0.15)
Dependency ratio −0.06** −0.05 −0.02 −0.07*** −0.05 −0.08* −0.04 −0.14 −0.14* −0.06 0.05 0.05
(0.02) (0.05) (0.03) (0.03) (0.03) (0.04) (0.05) (0.10) (0.07) (0.05) (0.06) (0.09)
No. of children(<5 yrs) −0.03 −0.06 −0.08* −0.04 0.03 0.08 −0.05 −0.09 −0.04 0.00 −0.04 −0.02
(0.03) (0.06) (0.04) (0.04) (0.04) (0.07) (0.06) (0.13) (0.09) (0.07) (0.07) (0.11)
Constant −1.32*** −3.11*** −2.22*** −1.29*** −0.44*** 0.24 −1.44*** −2.33*** −2.20*** −2.00*** −0.76** −0.01
(0.13) (0.22) (0.18) (0.17) (0.19) (0.28) (0.24) (0.48) (0.32) (0.29) (0.34) (0.46)
N 4051 4051 4051 4051 4051 4051 1168 1168 1168 1168 1168 1168
R-sq 0.15 0.03 0.06 0.11 0.12 0.09 0.23 0.07 0.12 0.18 0.16 0.09
adj. R-sq 0.15 0.03 0.06 0.11 0.11 0.08 0.22 0.06 0.12 0.17 0.16 0.08

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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