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Table 6 Path analysis (1)

From: Accounting for tastes: do low-income populations have a higher preference for spicy foods?

  (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7)
Health behavior Health behavior Health awareness Health capital stock Food selection Total Total
PCI(log) − 0.0155** (0.00700) − 0.0145** (0.00709) − 0.0155** (0.00697) − 0.0165** (0.00699) − 0.0166** (0.00702) − 0.0155** (0.00706) − 0.0143** (0.00714)
Smoking 0.0991*** (0.0223) 0.102*** (0.0230)     0.0966*** (0.0222) 0.0990*** (0.0230)
Attitude toward bodybuilding (Reference: dislike very much)
 No attitude − 0.0668 (0.0543)      − 0.0483 (0.0553)  
 Dislike − 0.00483 (0.0365) 0.0659 (0.0433)     0.00468 (0.0375) 0.0568 (0.0436)
 Neutral 0.00556 (0.0391) 0.0764* (0.0457)     0.0209 (0.0400) 0.0734 (0.0459)
 Like − 0.0175 (0.0414) 0.0503 (0.0476)     − 0.000798 (0.0422) 0.0484 (0.0479)
 Like very much − 0.170* (0.0957) − 0.101 (0.0982)     − 0.161* (0.0971) − 0.116 (0.0987)
Dietary Guideline    0.00693 (0.0253)    0.00883 (0.0254) 0.00951 (0.0263)
Attitude toward the priority of eating a healthy diet (Reference: not important at all)
 Not very important    − 0.0188 (0.0761)    − 0.0200 (0.0770) − 0.0419 (0.0951)
 Important    − 0.157** (0.0663)    − 0.156** (0.0672) − 0.189** (0.0871)
 Very important    − 0.183*** (0.0675)    − 0.180*** (0.0685) − 0.218** (0.0881)
 Most important    − 0.140* (0.0788)    − 0.127 (0.0803) − 0.141 (0.0977)
The status of major chronic diseases
 Hypertension     0.0323 (0.0278)   0.0376 (0.0278) 0.0427 (0.0287)
 Diabetes     0.0136 (0.0499)   0.0181 (0.0500) 0.0260 (0.0512)
 Myocardial infarction     0.0990 (0.122)   0.105 (0.123) 0.113 (0.133)
 Apoplexy     − 0.123* (0.0660)   − 0.133** (0.0655) − 0.145** (0.0664)
 Asthma     − 0.0158 (0.0812)   − 0.0304 (0.0815) − 0.0331 (0.0825)
Average intake of nutrients
 Energy      0.0000179 (0.0000239) 0.0000154 (0.0000237) 0.00000732 (0.0000243)
 Fat      − 0.000232 (0.000230) − 0.000200 (0.000227) − 0.000129 (0.000233)
 Protein      0.000243 (0.000489) 0.000277 (0.000485) 0.000409 (0.000498)
 Cons 1.811*** (0.0837) 1.743*** (0.0867) 1.951*** (0.102) 1.816*** (0.0770) 1.773*** (0.0816) 1.910*** (0.108) 1.896*** (0.127)
Observations 5964 5604 5964 5964 5964 5964 5604
  1. Standard errors are clustered in the county level (reported in parentheses)
  2. ***, **, and * indicate statistical significance at the 1%, 5%, and 10% level respectively