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Table 4 Results for the fixed effects spatial error model (SEA) and the fixed effects spatial autocorrelation model (SAR) for the log of infant mortality rate

From: Infant mortality in Brazil, 1980-2000: A spatial panel data analysis

Spatial fixed effects
Dependent variable: log(infant mortality rate) FE SEA model FE SAR model
Number of public health care institutions per 1,000 people -0.048 *** -0.012  
Number of private health care institutions per 1,000 people -0.166 *** -0.159 ***
% of households with access to water -0.259 *** -0.142 ***
% of households with access to sanitation -0.222 *** -0.160 ***
Average income (2000 R$) -0.001 *** 0.000 ***
Gini Index 0.244 *** 0.083 ***
Female illiteracy rate (15 years old or more) 0.187 *** 0.305 ***
% of urban population -0.047 * -0.221 ***
Adolescent fertility rate (10-19 years old) 0.168 *** 0.139 *
W * Number of public health care institutions per 1,000 people -0.213 ***   
W * Number of private health care institutions per 1,000 people -0.561 ***   
W * % of households with access to water -1.000 ***   
W * % of households with access to sanitation -0.569 ***   
atial error autocorrelation (ρ) 0.786 ***   
Spatial lag of the log(infant mortality rate) (δ)    0.7789 ***
R 2 0.8875   0.9554  
σ ε 2 0.0194   0.0188  
Loglikelihood 5,264.64   5,447.57  
AIC -10,501.28   -10,875.14  
Corr-squared 0.7699   0.8045  
N 10,977   10,977  
  1. * α = 0.10; ** α = 0.05; *** α = 0.01;