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Table 3 Factors affecting the decision to send remittances and their determinants

From: Migrants from marginal dry areas in Syria: destinations, employment, and returns

  Coefficient [95 % conf. interval]
Sending remittances
 Per capita owned land 0.0039314* (0.0021) −0.00012 0.007987
 Gender of Household Head 0.1078534* (0.0556) −0.00119 0.216898
 Number of livestock 0.0014896*** (0.0005) 0.000575 0.002405
 Migrant’s age 0.0103778*** (0.0015) 0.007496 0.013259
 Marital status 0.2187417*** (0.0275) 0.164812 0.272671
 Migrants’ level of education 0.0539073*** (0.0043) 0.045439 0.062376
Remittance amounts
 Household size 0.123203*** (0.0161) 0.09163 0.154776
 Zone 0.2457177*** (0.0321) 0.182748 0.308687
 Per capita owned land 0.1372131*** (0.0208) 0.09646 0.177966
 Number of livestock 0.0076023*** (0.0026) 0.002411 0.012794
 Migrant’s age −0.0760842*** (0.0041) −0.08409 −0.06808
 Migrants’ level of education −0.2496008*** (0.0186) −0.286 −0.21321
  1. Source: model results. LR test of indep. eqns. (rho = 0): χ 2 (1) = 11.6 Prob > χ 2 = 0.0007
  2. ***Significant at 1 %; **significant at 5 %; *significant at 10 %