Skip to main content

Table 5 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 Marginal Effect
Constant −1.6902   
Socio-economic characteristics
Place of Residence
  Western −1.1689*** 0.2829 −0.0053
  Central −0.4221 0.2682 −0.0022
  Southern −0.5654** 0.2696 −0.0028
  Northern −0.6354* 0.3353 −0.0030
  North-Eastern −0.8516** 0.3314 −0.0037
  Sabaragamuwa −0.4654 0.3144 −0.0023
Household Head’s Education Level
 No Schooling −2.8015** 1.2908 −0.0062
 Primary −2.9325** 1.2415 −0.0111
 Secondary −2.9401** 1.2437 −0.0110
 Tertiary −2.7953** 1.2346 −0.0208
 Higher −3.0703** 1.3622 −0.0062
Sources of Drinking Water
 Tap within premises −1.0451** 0.5148 −0.0041
 Project in village −0.6937 0.4248 −0.0031
Household Head’s Employability Status
 Private 0.2662 0.1736 0.0017
Demographic Characteristics
Ethnicity
  Sri Lankan Moors 0.6916*** 0.2234 0.0056
Area under ROC curve 0.6494
Pseudo R2 0.0269
Log likelihood − 854.2914
No. of observation 21,297
  1. Source: Authors’ calculation based on the DCS [48]