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Table 2 Demographic associations with age at marriage: multivariate linear regression individual level analysis. N = 1031

From: Spatial analysis of individual- and village-level sociodemographic characteristics associated with age at marriage among married adolescents in rural Niger

  Coef SE P
Age difference husband-wife −1.22 0.15 0.00
Age difference husband-wife quadratic 0.01 0.00 0.00
Wife choose husband −0.20 0.12 0.09
Education Wife 0.17 0.05 0.00
Wife agricultural work −0.86 0.11 0.00
Polygamous 1.15 0.18 0.00
Education Husband −0.03 0.06 0.58
Household assets 0.10 0.06 0.08
Food security 0.03 0.13 0.79
Extended family 0.15 0.14 0.29
Qur’anic education Husband −0.14 0.13 0.26
Qur’anic education Wife 0.10 0.14 0.47
Tribe Hausa (ref)
 Tribe Zarma 0.39 0.13 0.00
  1. Dependent variable = wife’s age at marriage