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Table 4 Initial Logic model estimation results for household dataset, Sri Lanka

From: Cherish your children: socio-economic and demographic characteristics associated with child mortality

Variable Estimate Robust SE
Constant −25.3767  
Socio-economic characteristics
Place of Residence
Province-Wise
  Western −1.2157*** 0.3815
  Central −0.5700 0.3571
  Southern −0.6024* 0.3615
  Northern −1.0787* 0.5520
  Eastern −0.4496 0.3943
  North Eastern −0.9396** 0.4346
  North Central −0.0616 0.4185
  Sabaragamuwa − 0.5186 0.3888
Sector-Wise
 Urban −0.1022 0.6479
 Rural 0.1144 0.6107
Income 0.0025 0.0021
Household Head’s Education Level
 Non-schooling −2.7287** 1.2868
 Primary − 2.8444** 1.2341
 Secondary −2.8829** 1.2357
 Tertiary −2.7390** 1.2294
 Higher −3.0459** 1.3794
Sources of Drinking Water
 Protected well-within premises −0.2494 0.4464
 Protected well-outside premises −0.4256 0.4875
 Unprotected well −0.5988 0.7139
 Tap inside home −0.1853 0.4622
 Tap within premises −1.2844** 0.6411
 Tap-outside premises −0.2670 0.7087
 Project in village −0.9767* 0.5744
 Tube well −0.6552 0.6671
 Bowser 0.1272 0.8470
 River/Tank/Streams −0.3847 0.5731
 Bottled water 0.5310 0.8010
Toilet facility type
 Water seal-connected to pit −1.4723 1.0386
 Water seal-connected to drainage system −1.7677 1.1507
 Not water sealed −0.9379 1.1568
 Direct pit −1.3164 1.1781
Household Head’s Employability Status
 Government 12.4841*** 0.4980
 Semi-government 12.6090*** 0.7448
 Private 12.8297*** 0.5110
 Own account worker 12.6969*** 0.4982
Demographic Characteristics
 Household Head’s Age −0.0028 0.0077
Religion
 Buddhist 0.0698 0.5429
 Hindu 0.1364 0.5054
 Islam 0.5633 0.3515
Ethnicity
 Sinhalese 12.7448*** 0.9925
 Sri Lankan Tamil 13.2220*** 0.9820
 Indian Tamil 13.1307*** 1.1490
 Sri Lankan Moors 13.2197*** 0.9126
Area under ROC curve 0.6704
Pseudo R2 0.0346
Log likelihood −847.5612
No. of observation 21,297
  1. Source: Authors’ calculation based on the DCS [48]