Explanatory variable

Model I

Model II

Model III

Model IV

Model V

Model VI


LRχ2

7.18

33.07

64.3

38.19

110.59

102.57

d.f.

1

1

1

1

1

1

Pvalue

< 0.001

< 0.001

< 0.001

< 0.001

< 0.001

< 0.001

Time period
      
198895

1.0

1.0

1.0

1.0

1.0

1.0

19962003

1.19 (2.69)*

1.03 (0.35)

1.23 (2.42)*

1.10(5.17)*

1.28(2.46)*

1.38(2.41)*


Notes: Model 1 = Time period indicator only, Model II = Model I plus all maternal factors, Model III = Model I plus all socioeconomic factors (SES); Model IV = Model I plus all maternal health seeking factors; Model V = Model I plus community level factors and Model VI = Model I plus all other models. Tstatistics are shown in the parentheses; *significant at pvalue < 0.05. The LRχ2 values refer to those associated with the time period indicator variable.
 Source: Primary analysis of the pooled KDHS Datasets, 1993, 1998 & 2003.