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Table 2 Parameter estimates of measurement variables of the continuum of care for maternal and newborn health care of 12 sub Saharan Africa countries (n = 137,505)

From: Associations in the continuum of care for maternal, newborn and child health: a population-based study of 12 sub-Saharan Africa countries

Code Variable Std. est.a Std. err. p-value
VACCINAT ADEQUATE IMMUNIZATION
Polio0 Polio 0 0.52b - -
BCG BCG 0.79 0.002 <0.001
DPT1 DPT 1 0.90 0.002 <0.001
Polio1 Polio 1 0.72 0.001 <0.001
DPT2 DPT 2 0.93 0.002 <0.001
Polio2 Polio 2 0.74 0.002 <0.001
DPT3 DPT 3 0.83 0.002 <0.001
Polio3 Polio 3 0.57 0.002 <0.001
measle Measles 0.69 0.002 <0.001
POSTNAT ADEQUATE POSTNATAL CARE
POSTCHEC PNC after delivery 0.99b - -
POSTIME PNC in 24 h after delivery 0.66 0.001 <0.001
DISCHEC Checked before discharge 0.98 0.001 <0.001
BABYPOST Newborn care after birth 0.31 0.002 <0.001
BABYTIME Newborn care in 24 h after birth 0.29 0.001 <0.001
BABYPROF Skilled newborn care after birth 0.34 0.002 <0.001
DELIVERY ADEQUATE DELIVERY CARE
FACDELIV Delivered at the facility 0.97b - -
PROFDELV Skilled birth attendance 0.87 0.001 <0.001
CSECTION Caesarean section 0.18 0.001 <0.001
ANTENAT ADEQUATE ANTENATAL CARE
ANC ANC contact 0.96b - -
ANC4 ≥4 ANC visits 0.46 0.002 <0.001
ANCTRI First trimester visit 0.28 0.002 <0.001
ANCPROF Skilled ANC 0.79 0.001 <0.001
ANCFAC Health facility-based ANC 0.88 0.001 <0.001
ANCSERV Essential ANC services 0.33 0.001 <0.001
PERSONAL INDIVIDUAL & FAMILY CHARACTERISTICS
MARITAL Marital status 0.07 0.001 <0.001
AGEGRP Age group 0.40 0.009 <0.001
BORD Birth order 1.63 0.03 <0.001
HHNO Family size −0.03 0.002 <0.001
UNDER5NO No. of under-5 children 0.09 0.002 <0.001
COMMUN COMMUNITY’S CHARACTERISTICS
COUNTRY Country 1.00 0.007 <0.001
REGION Province 0.96 0.08 <0.001
STRATA Residence 0.95 0.42 <0.001
SES SOCIOECONOMIC STATUS
EDUCAT Mother’s education 0.77 0.002 <0.001
WEALTH Wealth index 0.61 0.004 <0.001
MEDIA Media exposure 0.55 0.003 <0.001
WOMJOB Mother’s employment −0.07 0.004 <0.001
MANJOB Father’s employment 0.01 0.004 0.008
MANEDUC Father’s education 0.68 0.003 <0.001
BABY BABY’S CHARACTERISTICS
BABYSIZE Size at birth 0.01 0.003 <0.001
BABYSEX Sex −0.000 0.001 0.522
AGEYRS Age in years −0.95 0.003 <0.001
AGEMTHS Age in months −1.03 0.04 <0.001
  1. a The Full Information Maximum Likelihood estimation procedure took into account the missing at random (MAR) and missing completely at random (MCAR) data
  2. b Reference indicator (with a unit factor loading) to set the scale of each of the endogenous latent (ETA) variables of the model; Std. est., standardized estimate; Std. err., standard error