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Table 6 A logistic regression showing predictors of severe poverty

From: Decomposing multidimensional child poverty and its drivers in the Mouhoun region of Burkina Faso, West Africa

Variablek = 3k = 4k = 5k = 6
Odds RatioT-StatP-ValueOdds RatioT-StatP-ValueOdds RatioT-StatP-ValueOdds RatioT-StatP-Value
Age of Household Head (HH)
 Youthful age (21–35) years1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  
 Middle age (36–59) years6.3741.610.1060.8−0.580.5640.944−0.220.8261.5291.520.128
 Old age (above 60 years)0.616−0.790.4321.0210.060.9540.822−0.860.3920.925−0.350.725
Child Age
 Preadolescent (5–9) years1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  
 Adolescents (10–19) years2.0621.260.2091.4831.370.1691.2051.010.312**0.667−2.130.033
Child Gender
 Male1.00  1.00  1.00     
 Female0.979−0.040.9661.3791.240.2171.2621.380.1680.835−1.050.295
Communities
 Dédougou            
 Boromo**0.133−2.50.0120.3450.14− 2550.576−1.790.0730.581−1.610.106
 Kona0.309−1.130.2570.6760.32−0.830.62−1.580.1150.746−0.880.377
 Safané0.279−1.560.1180.8980.33−0.290.671−1.730.083**0.608−2.080.037
 Yé0.298−1.410.1591.0980.460.221.4421.390.164**2.2533.230.001
Number of children/woman
 One to five            
 Above five1.6020.840.4021.2840.880.38**1.4952.180.0291.2331.130.259
Education status of HH
 No education0.423−1.520.1290.619−1.340.1811.0210.080.9340.769−10.319
 Formal education2.5851.340.180.615−1.550.1210.937−0.320.7511.140.630.529
 Informal            
Longstanding illness of HH
 Absent            
 Present1.7960.820.4120.8742−0.390.6971.3241.180.237**1.6172.160.03
Marital status
 Monogamy1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  
 Polygamy**5.5712.690.007**1.9642.290.022**1.4731.970.0491.4641.890.059
 Single1  1(empty) 1.3150.530.5991.0640.120.906
Household Size
 Eight and above1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  
 One to seven persons2.7791.740.082**2.2812.630.0091.3981.670.0941.2371.030.304
Mother’s education status
 None1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  
 Formal education0.49−1.070.2840.619−1.340.181**0.494−2.690.0070.829−0.650.518
 Informal education0.287−1.790.0740.615−1.550.1210.666− 1.250.2120.647−1.190.236
Longstanding illness of mother
 Absent1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  
 Present0.72−0.640.5211.1560.530.5941.1940.990.321.1480.770.441
Income source
 Farm activities1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  
  Non-farm activities0.406−1.580.114**0.311−3.960.000**0.656−2.090.0360.683−1.640.1
  None3.7031.410.1591.9441.580.114**2.5413.970.000**2.4724.090.000
Household debts
 HH without debts1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  
 HH with debts0.896−0.210.837**1.0130.290.041.2861.330.1841.0320.170.866
  1. P < 0.05, **indicate significant difference at 5%
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