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Table 3 Socio-demographic predictors of consumption of fruits and vegetables segregated by location of residence

From: Non-attitudinal and non-knowledge based factors constrain households from translating good nutritional knowledge and attitude to achieve the WHO recommended minimum intake level for fruits and vegetables in a developing country setting: evidence from Gulu district, Uganda

 

Predictor parameters

Socio-demographic factors

Pooled (n = 400)

Rural (n = 200)

Urban (n = 200)

Β

S.E

P-value

Β

S.E

P-value

Β

S.E

P-value

Location of the respondent (1 = rural, 0 = urban)

−0.232

9.041

0.000

      

Sex of the respondent (1 = male, 0 = female),

0.015

24.624

0.756

0.019

31.204

0.787

0.057

39.758

0.447

Age of the respondent (log transformed) (years)

0.135

13.045

0.008

−0.072

16.136

0.331

0.215

23.317

0.003

Marital status of the respondent (1 = married, 0 = otherwise)

−0.115

10.675

0.039

−0.138

14.117

0.028

−0.131

16.393

0.105

Major occupation of the household head (1 = farm-based, 0 = non-farm based)

−0.086

10.659

0.076

−0.195

12.539

0.004

0.089

19.560

0.237

Education level of the respondent (log transformed) (years)

0.280

6.830

0.000

0.268

9.240

0.001

0.280

10.260

0.000

Attendance of health education by the respondent (1 = yes, 0 = no)

−0.086

8.995

0.079

−0.188

12.222

0.007

0.020

13.519

0.782

Attendanceof nutrition training (1 = Yes,0 = no)

0.193

10.922

0.000

0.298

14.645

0.000

0.107

16.182

0.140

Household size (log transformed) (numbers)

−0.135

6.741

0.004

−0.094

8.613

0.149

−0.206

10.816

0.003

Main source of household income (1 = farm-based, 0 = non-farm based)

0.168

9.802

0.001

0.197

11.701

0.004

0.070

18.074

0.346

Woman decides on how family income is used (1 = Yes, 0 = No)

−0.081

11.329

0.158

−0.074

14.712

0.376

−0.097

17.538

0.206

Woman decides on type of food eaten in the household (1 = Yes, 0 = others)

−0.039

10.483

0.435

−0.049

15.1780

0.499

−0.064

14.645

0.369

Constant

107.189

58.879

0.0069

176.120

72.725

0.016

−55.598

98.420

0.573

F value

9.47

  

6.41

  

3.96

  

P > f

0.0000

  

0.0000

  

0.0000

  

R-squared

0.2265

  

0.2729

  

0.1874

  

Adjusted R-squared

0.2026

  

0.2304

  

0.1401

  
  1. B Stadardized coefficient, SE Standard error