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Table 5 Marginal effects on the probability of low birth weight due to a change in values of wealth quintiles and maternal education, 2016 EDHS (N = 2110)

From: Prevalence of and socioeconomic gradient in low birth weight in Ethiopia: further analysis of the 2016 demographic and health survey data

Characteristics Categories Change in probability of LBW P-value
Wealth quintiles Poorest (ref)   
Poorer 0.07 0.250
Middle 0.06 0.262
Rich 0.05 0.347
Richest 0.002 0.967
Maternal education No education (ref)   
Primary −0.075 0.026*
Secondary −0.097 0.007*
Higher −0.036 0.429
  1. Note: ref. reference; LBW low birth weight
  2. *shows significant association at p-value 0.05