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Table 2 Parametric coefficients

From: Socioeconomic and demographic factors determining the underweight prevalence among children under-five in Punjab

Co-efficient Mean(γ) Sd 2.50% 50% 97.50%
(Intercept) −0.2324 0.1096 −0.4543 −0.2308 − 0.0123
Locality Urban −0.1254 0.039 −0.0478 − 0.1256 − 0.2026
Mother’s education level Primary − 0.0814 0.0403 − 0.1654 − 0.0809 − 0.0042
Middle − 0.1904 0.0543 − 0.2979 − 0.19 − 0.0851
Secondary Secondary − 0.2502 0.0569 −0.3635 − 0.2505 − 0.139
Higher −0.5868 0.0722 −0.7318 − 0.5849 − 0.446
Father’s education level Primary −0.0892 0.0419 −0.1725 − 0.0898 − 0.0045
Middle −0.173 0.0444 −0.2571 − 0.1741 − 0.0857
Secondary −0.2824 0.0443 −0.3705 − 0.2829 − 0.196
Higher −0.4105 0.0616 −0.5269 − 0.4119 − 0.2849
Mother’s occupation Working_woman 0.025 0.0458 −0.0633 0.0269 0.1144
Father’s occupation Laborer 0.1637 0.0703 0.025 0.1635 0.3027
Farmer −0.0581 0.0734 −0.2078 − 0.0583 0.0865
Official 0.084 0.0698 −0.0547 0.0855 0.2174
Businessman 0.0069 0.0712 −0.1376 0.0086 0.1499
Wealth index quantile Second −0.1842 0.0441 −0.2677 −0.1838 − 0.0974
Middle −0.3471 0.0533 −0.4508 −0.3467 − 0.2429
Fourth −0.4489 0.0636 −0.5748 −0.45 − 0.3224
Highest −0.8336 0.0837 −1.0036 −0.8334 −0.6657
Total number of under-five children in household 0.0138 0.0137 −0.0128 0.0135 0.0402
Total children ever born to a woman 0.0392 0.0088 0.022 0.0391 0.0566
Sanitation Improved −0.0894 0.0362 −0.1579 − 0.0899 −0.0181
Sources of drinking water Improved −0.0261 0.0657 −0.1507 −0.0274 0.1076
Access to media Yes −0.024 0.0329 −0.0886 −0.0234 0.0418
Region Central Punjab −0.3928 0.0643 −0.5236 −0.3912 − 0.27
Northern Punjab −0.0868 0.0311 −0.1458 −0.0875 − 0.024