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Table 6 Model 3a: probability of delivering at a facility: Africa

From: Drivers of facility deliveries in Africa and Asia: regional analyses using the demographic and health surveys

Odds of delivering in a health facility (1): Full (2): Demo-graphics (3): House-hold (4): Community
Woman’s Age 1.038*** 1.042***   
Woman’s Years Education 1.061*** 1.128***   
Total Children Ever Born 0.856*** 0.839***   
Married 0.872** 0.876***   
Woman Being Employed 0.876*** 0.822***   
Wanted Last Pregnancy Then 0.839*** 0.797***   
Year of Most Recent Birth 1.034* 1.018   
Four plus ANC 1.328*** 1.611***   
Any ANC 6.665*** 8.398***   
Saw Doctor at ANC 0.837*** 0.879**   
Acceptability of Wife Beating Score 0.975*** 0.940***   
Urban 1.812***   2.147***  
Wealth Index 1.289***   1.398***  
Non Male Head 0.996   1.226***  
Husband’s Age 0.998   0.990***  
Husband’s Years Education 1.013**   1.090***  
Husband Being Employed 0.796***   0.708***  
Percent of stratum with 4 plus ANC 6.823***    97.26***
Mean Stratum level Acceptability of Wife Beating Score 0.924*    0.730***
Country 0.971*** 0.972*** 0.976*** 0.982***
Constant 0** 0 0.881 0.652
Observations 154,174 181,630 166,970 191,237
  1. ***p < 0.01, **p < 0.05, *p < 0.1.