Skip to main content

Table 2 Parameter estimates for the 2001 sample populations

From: Racial disparities in infant mortality: what has birth weight got to do with it and how large is it?

Birth Cohort z = 0 z = 1 z = 0 z = 1
  Eur. Am. F. Af. Am. F. Eur. Am. M. Af. Am. M.
η s, 0 -2.75   -2.62  
η s, 1   0.46   0.35
μ s, 0 2678   2739  
μ s, 1   -639   -706
σ s, 0 1098   1098  
σ s, 1   205   238
μ p, 0 3380   3509  
μ p, 1   -211   -221
σ p, 0 455   474  
σ p, 1   0+   -2+
A* s, 0 -7.12   -7.11  
B* s, 0 1.06   1.29  
C* s, 0 0.77   0.68  
A* s, 1   -1.73   -0.83+
B* s, 1   0.36+   0.11+
C* s, 1   0.54   0.62
A* p, 0 -6.85   -6.57  
B* p, 0 0.97   1.22  
C* p, 0 0.25   0.20  
A* p, 1   0.75   0.69
B* p, 1   -0.15+   -0.44
C* p, 1   0.01+   0.05+
  1. Eur. = European; Af. = African; Am. = American; F. = females; M. = males
  2. +: = not significantly different from zero based on the bias-adjusted 95% CI