The fourth essay analyzes the effect of maternal education and its pathways on child nutrition. The pathways examined are health-seeking behavior, knowledge of health and family planning, reproductive behavior, and socioeconomic status. Logistic regression results show that maternal education and its pathways are more relevant and robust in explaining chronic than acute child malnutrition.Table 4.6 disaggregates the sample and presents separate estimates of the rural, the urban, and the boysa#39; and girlsa#39; ... 0.19(2.82)** 0.09(1.36) 0.09(1.61) 0.05(1.00) Mother: age (In) 0.32(0.46) 4.07(1.66) -0.26(-0.28) 1.58(1.83) Mother: age sq.
|Title||:||Essays on Intrahousehold Allocation and the Family: Fertility, Child Education, and Nutrition|
|Author||:||Alemayehu Azeze Ambel|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2007|