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Table 3 Estimates of Marginal effect and decomposition analysis for contribution of explanatory factors to the inequality in skilled attendants at birth among rural women in India, 2005–16

From: Inequalities in the utilisation of maternal health Care in Rural India: Evidences from National Family Health Survey III & IV

Explanatory variables

2005–06

2015–16

Marginal Effect

CI

Absolute Contribution to CI

Percentage Contribution to CI

Marginal Effect

CI

Absolute Contribution to CI

Percentage Contribution to CI

Age in years (25-34)

0.047

0.005

0.001

0.18

0.011

0.008

0.000

0.11

Age in years (35-49)

0.047

−0.187

−0.003

−1.14

− 0.023

−0.244

0.002

1.09

Birth order (2)

− 0.116

0.109

− 0.013

−4.58

− 0.051

0.074

− 0.005

−2.51

Birth order (3+)

− 0.237

− 0.151

0.066

23.50

− 0.123

− 0.220

0.035

19.17

Primary education

0.112

0.064

0.004

1.49

0.056

−0.103

− 0.004

−1.91

Secondary education

0.276

0.414

0.119

42.10

0.126

0.242

0.052

28.49

Higher education

0.479

0.783

0.032

11.18

0.157

0.624

0.025

13.45

Schedule tribe

−0.088

−0.356

0.015

5.36

−0.013

− 0.095

0.001

0.65

OBC

0.044

0.048

0.004

1.28

−0.080

− 0.299

0.013

6.86

Others

0.069

0.230

0.015

5.40

0.000

0.044

0.000

0.00

Hindu

−0.070

−0.005

0.001

0.39

0.000

−0.006

0.000

−0.22

Muslim

−0.150

−0.025

0.002

0.82

−0.075

−0.037

0.002

0.82

Media exposure

0.085

0.191

0.040

14.02

0.105

0.223

0.062

33.99

Explained CI

  

0.282

100

  

0.184

100

Total CI

  

0.280

   

0.086

 

Residual

  

−0.002

   

−0.097