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Table 5 Household willingness to pay (wtp)1

From: Determinants of household demand for bed nets in a rural area of southern Mozambique

Variable Stated WTP (tobit)2;3 SE Hypothetical WTP(logit)4 Robust SE Previous exp. (OLS) Robust SE
Age -2.28*** 0.79 0.87** 0.06 -2.75 2.10
Formal schooling 19.67*** 4.96 0.92 0.36 5.32 12.15
SES quintile (Q1-Q5) 3.32*** 1.09 1.00 0.09 3.37 2.74
Quintile*formal schooling -4.19*** 1.42 1.07 0.13 0.49 4.13
Household received IRS -4.28** 2.15 1.40* 0.25 7.82 6.49
Uses alternate method -5.04* 2.86 1.51* 0.38 n/a n/a
Malaria cases -3.21 12.23 11.37** 10.86 -12.65 35.86
Constant n/a n/a n/a n/a 13.62 19.41
No. of observations 980   980   980  
  1. 1 Stated WTP and Previous expenditure expressed in Mozambican Meticals 24 MZN = 1 USD
  2. 2 Marginal effects after tobit y = E(wtpj0 <wtp < 100) = 76.88
  3. 3 Tobit censored observations: 52 left-censored at wtp < = 0; 404 uncensored; 524 right-censored at wtp > = 100
  4. 4 Odds ratios reported
  5. Covariates: In addition to those shown, all regressions control for sex, occupation, number household members, number of nets owned, knowledge of
  6. where nets are sold and price, receipt of free net in the past, frequency of net use, head of household respondent, and child under 5 present in the household
  7. *Significantly different from 0 at 90 percent confidence
  8. **Significantly different from 0 at 95 percent confidence
  9. ***Significantly different from 0 at 99 percent confidence