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Table 3 Probit regression results for intention to use services of CHWs and background characteristics

From: Community perceptions and practices of treatment seeking for childhood pneumonia: a mixed methods study in a rural district, Ghana

Intention to use the services of CHW Coefficient Standard
Error
z P > z
Age of respondent 0.016 0.015 1.06 0.29
Female (Reference: Male) 0.582 0.302 1.75 0.081
Married (reference: not married) 0.917 0.25 3.67 0.000a
Birth Parity (Number of Children) 1.416 0.233 6.09 0.000a
Education (Reference: No education)
 Primary 0.055 0.385 0.14 0.887
 JHS −0.448 0.348 −1.29 0.199
 Secondary plus −0.593 0.532 −1.11 0.265
Reason for not using (Reference: financial)
 Unfriendly staff 0.124 0.374 0.33 0.74
 Distance/proximity 0.808 0.326 2.48 0.013b
Religion (Reference: None)
 Christian −0.683 0.68 −1 0.315
 Moslem −0.539 1.434 −0.38 0.707
Occupation (Reference: Unemployed)
 Farmers −0.0689 0.386 −0.18 0.859
 Artisans 0.0412 0.390 0.11 0.916
 Traders 0.4860 0.352 1.38 0.167
 Formal sector of the economy −0.2545 0.693 −0.37 0.713
 Employed (other jobs) −0.2769 0.591 −0.47 0.639
 _cons −0.6888 0.886 −0.78 0.437
  1. aSignificant at 1 %, bsignificant at 5 %