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Table 7 Estimation results – full sample

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

Variables PANEL A: PROBIT MODEL
Dependent variables: Measures of food security
Change Reduce Shortage Hunger Borrow
Land size < 2 acres 0.020 0.012 0.021 −0.009 0.003
[0.029] [0.029] [0.025] [0.016] [0.026]
Land size: 2–5 acres −0.018 − 0.016 −0.018 − 0.031** −0.020
[0.027] [0.027] [0.024] [0.013] [0.024]
Land size: ≥ 5 acres −0.077** −0.091*** − 0.074*** −0.067*** − 0.078***
[0.030] [0.031] [0.027] [0.013] [0.028]
Own Livestock 0.055*** 0.076*** 0.046*** −0.011 0.054***
[0.019] [0.020] [0.017] [0.010] [0.018]
Own Home garden/Fruits & Vines −0.032 0.032 0.035** −0.030*** 0.000
[0.021] [0.020] [0.018] [0.010] [0.019]
Land size < 2 acres* Home garden −0.072*** −0.119*** − 0.059*** −0.060*** − 0.068***
[0.024] [0.024] [0.019] [0.019] [0.022]
Land size 2–5 acres * Home garden −0.159*** −0.197*** − 0.155*** −0.089*** − 0.105***
[0.026] [0.026] [0.022] [0.019] [0.023]
Land size ≥5 acres * Home garden −0.196*** −0.265*** − 0.225*** −0.130*** − 0.220***
[0.027] [0.027] [0.023] [0.018] [0.025]
  PANEL B: ORDERED PROBIT MODEL
Dependent variable: Dietary diversity scores
DDS2 DDS3 DDS4 DDS5  
Land size < 2 acres −0.006 0.028 −0.025 −0.004  
[0.021] [0.025] [0.024] [0.029]  
Land size: 2–5 acres −0.017 0.027 −0.022 0.010  
[0.018] [0.023] [0.022] [0.026]  
Land size: ≥ 5 acres 0.009 −0.034 0.032 −0.013  
[0.023] [0.025] [0.026] [0.028]  
Own Livestock −0.000 −0.005 0.037** −0.035*  
[0.014] [0.017] [0.017] [0.019]  
Home garden/ Fruits &Vines −0.049*** 0.005 0.047*** 0.006  
[0.013] [0.018] [0.018] [0.020]  
Land size < 2 acres* Home garden −0.081*** 0.035 0.023 0.048*  
[0.022] [0.024] [0.024] [0.025]  
Land size 2–5 acres * Home garden −0.104*** 0.022 0.011 0.106***  
[0.023] [0.025] [0.024] [0.026]  
Land size ≥5 acres * Home garden −0.158*** −0.011 0.046* 0.160***  
[0.022] [0.026] [0.026] [0.027]  
Observations 3239 3239 3239 3239 3239
  1. Marginal effects are reported. Regressions include all the variables included in previous regressions
  2. Standard errors in parentheses; *** p < 0.01, ** p < 0.05, * p < 0.1