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Table 3 Multiple linear regression models explaining the healthy life expectancy

From: Correlates of healthy life expectancy in low- and lower-middle-income countries

Explanatory Variables Model 1 Model 2 Model 3 Model 4 Model 5 Model 6
Adjusted β SE of β (95% CI) Unadjusted β SE of β (95% CI) Unadjusted β SE of β (95% CI) Unadjusted β SE of β (95% CI) Unadjusted β SE of β (95% CI) Unadjusted β SE of β (95% CI)
Mean years of schooling 0.46 0.19* (0.09, 0.85) 1.25 0.20** (0.85, 1.66)         
Total Fertility Rate −2.26 0.42** (−3.09, −1.43)    −3.14 0.32** (−3.77, −2.50)       
Freedom of the Press 0.05 0.02* (−0.002, 0.09)      0.05 0.04 (−0.02, 0.12)     
Achieving a level of health-related MDGs 0.60 0.28* (0.04, 1.17)        1.69 0.34** (1.03, 2.36)   
Urban population (% of total) −0.004 0.03 (−0.06, 0.05)          0.07 0.04 (−0.02, 0.15)
\( {R}_a^2 \) 0.61 0.32 0.55 0.01 0.24 0.02
  1. Notes: ‘β Regression coefficient’, ‘SE Standard error’, ‘CI Confidence interval’, ‘** Significant at p < 0.01’; ‘* Significant at p < .05’; ‘MDGs Millennium Development Goals’