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Table 4 Determinants of expenditure on prevention

From: Malaria prevention in north-eastern Tanzania: patterns of expenditure and determinants of demand at the household level

Variable Coefficient
Household Demographics  
No. in household aged 0–4 years 0.010
No. in household aged 5–9 years 0.116**
No. in household aged 10–14 years 0.026
No. in household aged 15–19 years 0.112**
No. in household aged 20–29 years 0.120**
No. in household aged 30–39 years 0.076
No. in household aged 40–54 years 0.139
No. in household aged 55 and over -0.042
Household Socio-economics  
Wealth index 0.267**
Square of wealth index -0.014**
Socio-demographics of head  
Age of head 0.003
Head is married -0.195**
Years of education of head 0.118**
Square of years of education of head -0.002
Head occupation is agriculture -0.170*
Head occupation is civil service -0.192*
Head occupation is other -0.151*
Community variables  
Rural household -1.041**
On public transport route -0.476**
Poor quality roads -0.181
Community's road is impassable during year -0.257**
Seasonal variables  
Vuli1 0.319**
Vuli2 -0.045
Masika -0.079
Constant 5.958**
N 1498
Pseudo-R2 0.435
  1. * Significant at 10% level
  2. ** Significant at 5% level