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Table 5 Posterior estimates (median and 95% BCI) of the association between health facility readiness and malaria mortality obtained from a Bayesian geostatistical negative binomial model

From: Constructing a malaria-related health service readiness index and assessing its association with child malaria mortality: an analysis of the Burkina Faso 2014 SARA data

  Medical centres Peripheral health centres
Readiness index MRRa (95% BCI) MRR (95% BCI)
 Low 1.00 1.00
 Middle 0.94 (0.76–1.25) 0.74 (0.54–1.00)
 High 0.81 (0.74–2.51) 0.41 (0.19–0.91)*
Location
 Rural 1.00 1.00
 Urban 0.97 (0.48–1.77) 0.49 (0.31–0.78)*
Administrative status
 Private 1.00 1.00
 Public 1.12 (0.51–2.17) 0.69 (0.46–1.01)
Spatial parameters
 Spatial variance 0.26 (0.14–0.53) 0.46 (0.29–0.67)
 Spatial range (km) 43.3 (13.6–89.9) 26.32 (6.39–83.1)
  1. aMRR Mortality rate ratio
  2. *: Statistically important association