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Table 1 Definition and measurement of variables used in multi linear regression model

From: A facility-based study of women’ satisfaction and perceived quality of reproductive and maternal health services in the Kenya output-based approach voucher program

Variable definition Measurement
Outcome variable
 Factors related to perceived quality of reproductive care Staff conduct and practice, Healthcare delivery, Physical facilities, adequacy of resources, Accessibility of care, Perceived quality (Total Score)
Independent variables
 Level of education 1 = No education, 2 = Primary level, 3 = Secondary level, 4 = Tertiary level
 Attendance to ANC clinic 1 = Two or less, 2 = Three times or more
 Marital Status 1 = Never Married, 2 = Married, 3 = Separated/Divorced, 4 = Other
 Age 1 = 24 and below, 2 = 25–34 years, 3 = 35–44 years, 4 = 45 years and above
 County of residence 1 = Nairobi, 2 = Kiambu, 3 = Kilifi, 4 = Kisumu, 5 = Kitui