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Table 3 Beta coefficients for random intercept and random slope models assessing the association between 3+ parity and individual and area level attributes (EDHS 2014)

From: 3+ parity in Egypt: a multilevel decomposition of wealth-based inequality

AttributesModel 1Model 2Model 3Model 4
Constant1.62***0.763***0.548***0.553***
Individual level attributes
 Age
  35–39 0.435***0.434***0.434***
  40–44 0.668***0.668***0.665***
  45–49 0.857***0.858***0.855***
 Having less than secondary education 0.221***0.220***0.221***
 Husband with less than secondary education 0.057Ϯ0.054*0.061*
 Low standard of living 0.164***0.146***0.142***
 Marriage age < 18 0.688***0.687***0.710***
 Experienced child death 0.088*0.085*0.080*
 Having unmet need 0.186***0.182***0.180***
Area level attributes
 First quartile of gendered context scale  0.054ns0.097ns
 First quartile of environmental context scale  0.268*0.184Ϯ
 First quartile of health system scale  0.537***0.495***
Random effect
 Level-2 variance0.304 (0.062)0.157 (0.044)0.042 (0.014)0.032 (0.010)
 ∆ (%) level-2 variance48.4%86.2%89.5%
 Variance random slope (marrying at age less than 18 years)  0.067 (0.021)
 Level-1 variance1.521 (0.107)1.247 (0.078)1.248 (0.078)1.237 (0.078)
 Intra-class correlation16.7%11.2%3.3%2.5%
 Log likelihood−18,983.449−17,819.711−17,792.046−17,767.053
  1. *** significant at α < 0.001; * significant at α < 0.05; Ϯ significant at α < 0.10
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