Multinominal logit analysis of household cooking fuel choice in rural Kenya: The case of Kisumu district

The study uses multinomial logit model to investigate the factors that determine household cooking fuel choice between firewood, charcoal, and kerosene in Kisumu, Kenya. Empirical results indicate that level of education of wife, the level of education of husband, type of food mostly cooked, whether or not the household owns the dwelling unit, and whether or not the dwelling unit is traditional or modern type are important factors that determine household cooking fuel choice. Implications for regional and national fuel policies are discussed.


Issue Date:
2006-03
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/31730
Published in:
Agrekon, Volume 45, Issue 1
Page range:
24-37
Total Pages:
14




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