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Table 2 Summary statistics by food security indicators

From: Home gardens as a predictor of enhanced dietary diversity and food security in rural Myanmar

Variable DDS 2 DDS 3 DDS 4 DDS 5
Food security
 Change 0.78 0.72 0.65 0.50
 Reduce 0.74 0.71 0.64 0.48
 Shortage 0.87 0.79 0.75 0.61
 Hunger 0.23 0.16 0.11 0.05
 Borrow 0.80 0.75 0.71 0.58
Explanatory variables
 Township: Mindat 0.21 0.21 0.16 0.09
 Township: Kanpetlet 0.20 0.15 0.15 0.08
 Township: Pakokku 0.07 0.16 0.19 0.25
 Township: Yesagyo 0.04 0.11 0.15 0.28
 Township: Kyaiklet 0.23 0.19 0.19 0.16
 Township: Maubin 0.24 0.19 0.16 0.15
 Land owned: Less than 2 acres. 0.56 0.52 0.53 0.53
 Land owned: 2–5 acres 0.13 0.15 0.12 0.13
 Land owned: 5 or more acres. 0.21 0.24 0.21 0.18
 Household owns no land 0.56 0.52 0.53 0.53
 Household has a home garden/fruits and vines. 0.17 0.22 0.24 0.22
 Household owns livestock. 0.61 0.56 0.57 0.45
 Home garden diversity score: 0 (no diversity) 0.83 0.79 0.76 0.78
 Home garden diversity score: 1 (2 diverse crops) 0.07 0.08 0.08 0.06
 Home garden diversity score: 2 (3 diverse crops) 0.05 0.06 0.06 0.06
 Home garden diversity score: 3 (4 or more diverse crops) 0.05 0.08 0.10 0.10
 Wealth quintile: Poorest 0.38 0.22 0.19 0.11
 Wealth quintile: Poor 0.25 0.25 0.21 0.14
 Wealth quintile: Middle 0.19 0.23 0.20 0.19
 Wealth quintile: Rich 0.11 0.19 0.23 0.24
 Wealth quintile: Richest 0.08 0.12 0.18 0.33
  1. the numbers represent mean proportions