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Table 4 Result of Bayesian logistic Regression Analysis of food insecurity of household level

From: Bayesian regression model with application to a study of food insecurity in household level: a cross sectional study

Node Category Coefficient SE MC Error 95.0% CI (\( \hat{\beta} \))
     Lower Upper
Constant   1.320 1.106 0.038 −0.773 3.518
Sex of household head Female 1.467* 0.493 0.005 0.536 2.469
Religion Muslim −0.481 0.735 0.007 −1.952 0.931
Agro-ecological zone Woinadega 1.764* 0.579 0.012 0.644 2.922
Dega 1.463 0.992 0.011 − 0.451 3.449
Slope of agricultural land Medium −0.130 0.692 0.018 − 1.474 1.235
Gentle slope 1.126 0.899 0.018 −0.609 2.942
Saving habit No −0.081 0.449 0.006 −0.976 0.791
Taken loan No −1.334* 0.648 0.015 −2.642 −0.134
Irrigation practice No habit 0.032 0.438 0.006 −0.831 0.886
Use of improved Seed No 1.422 0.825 0.008 −0.130 3.104
Land ownership Rented −0.864* 0.422 0.005 −1.695 −0.042
Access to training No −1.514* 0.757 0.007 −3.027 −0.066
Age of household head 36–44 −2.748* 0.587 0.009 −3.936 −1.645
45–64 −2.572* 0.531 0.009 −3.64 −1.571
> = 65 −1.784* 0.709 0.009 −3.209 −0.422
Fertilizer use No −1.158 0.636 0.006 −2.419 0.0683
Marital status Others 1.025* 0.475 0.005 0.109 1.970
Education of household head No read &write 0.724 0.464 0.005 −0.175 1.637
Family size of household 4–6 1.54* 0.452 0.007 0.669 2.447
> = 7 2.938* 0.648 0.008 1.712 4.252
Land size in hectare 1.6–2 −0.096 0.417 0.004 −0.913 0.722
> 2 −1.313* 0.439 0.006 −2.188 −0.457
TLU > = 2.5 −0.859* 0.387 0.004 −1.633 −0.117
Soil fertility Infertile 2.809* 0.939 0.006 1.216 4.895
  1. First category = Reference category, * = significant at 5% level of significance