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Table 4 Regression coefficients on perinatal deaths and direct obstetric complications per 100 deliveries

From: Distribution of maternity waiting homes and their correlation with perinatal mortality and direct obstetric complication rates in Ethiopia

  Model 1: Regression coefficients on perinatal deaths per 100 deliveries (ln) Model 2: Regression coefficients on rate of direct complications per 100 deliveries (ln)
Health Centers Hospitals Health Centers Hospitals
Coef. p-value Coef. p-value Coef. p-value Coef. p-value
Maternity waiting home 0.133 < 0.01 −0.473 < 0.01 − 0.047 0.363 − 0.492 0.011
Region
 Urban (Addis Ababa, Dire Dawa, Harari) **   **   **   **  
Agrarian (Amhara, Oromia, SNNP, Tigray) 0.736 < 0.01 0.596 < 0.01 − 0.773 < 0.01 0.372 0.107
Pastoralist (Gambella, Benishangul-Gumuz, Afar, Somali) 1.142 < 0.01 0.607 0.016 −1.302 < 0.01 0.401 0.253
Managing authority
 Public **   **   **   **  
 Private, for-profit 0.484 0.069 −0.366 0.041 0.000 1.000 0.602 0.015
 Private, not-for- profit −0.090 0.629 −0.003 0.989 0.489 0.078 0.205 0.515
 Rural −0.191 < 0.01 0.129 0.537 −0.300 < 0.01 −0.529 0.071
 Number of EmONC signal functions performed 0.075 < 0.01 0.147 < 0.01 0.078 < 0.01 0.045 0.405
 Number of EmONC signal functions staffed and equipped 0.080 < 0.01 0.016 0.748 0.180 0.000 0.090 0.203
 Any motor vehicle transport − 0.022 0.567 0.515 < 0.01 0.112 0.038 0.339 0.116
 SBAs per 100 deliveries 0.051 < 0.01 0.082 < 0.01 0.170 < 0.01 0.047 0.140
Annual deliveries
 lowest quartile (≤  196 per year) **   **   **   **  
 lower middle quartile (197–386 per year) − 0.470 < 0.01 − 0.063 0.764 − 0.222 0.011 0.194 0.515
 upper middle quartile (387–651 per year) −0.739 < 0.01 −0.205 0.293 −0.347 < 0.01 − 0.278 0.312
 highest quartile (≥652 per year) −1.189 < 0.01 0.181 0.337 −0.641 < 0.01 −0.208 0.446
Constant − 5.641 < 0.01 −6.073 < 0.01 −4.175 < 0.01 −3.851 < 0.01
R2 = 0.3070 R2 = 0.3600 R2 = 0.2917 R2 = 0.1596
Adj R2 = .3033 Adj R2 = 0.3267 Adj R2 = 0.2877 Adj R2 = 0.1160
Obs = 2442 Obs = 264 Obs = 2344 Obs = 265
  1. Coefficients significant at p < 0.05 are bolded. ** reference category