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Table 5 Mean SES index scores by site, education, and location of delivery

From: Development of the Global Network for Women’s and Children’s Health Research’s socioeconomic status index for use in the network’s sites in low and lower middle-income countries

Characteristic Mean (SD) Regression coefficient (SE) p-value
Site
 Democratic Republic of Congo 11.01 (9.33) − 51.11 (0.33) < 0.001
 Kenya 17.13 (18.24) − 44.99 (0.33) < 0.001
 Zambia 35.26 (22.13) − 26.86 (0.35) < 0.001
 Pakistan 37.67 (25.86) − 24.44 (0.38) < 0.001
 Guatemala 55.49 (21.05) − 6.62 (0.30) < 0.001
 India (Belagavi) 60.82 (20.72) − 1.30 (0.33) < 0.001
 India (Nagpur) 62.12 (20.83) Referent  
Type of education
 No formal education 27.62 (23.36) − 17.06 (0.32) < 0.001
 Formal education 44.69 (27.99) Referent  
Years of education
 0 27.62 (23.36) − 40.01 (0.51) < 0.001
 1–6 34.24 (25.02) − 33.38 (0.50) < 0.001
 7–12 45.88 (27.33) − 21.74 (0.46) < 0.001
 13+ 67.63 (25.46) Referent  
Received any antenatal care before delivery
 Yes 42.06 (28.23) 6.37 (0.89) < 0.001
 No 35.69 (26.60) Referent  
Delivered in hospital
 Yes 56.25 (24.53) 25.47 (0.28) < 0.001
 No 30.78 (25.38) Referent  
  1. Referent = reference category