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Table 6 A model of the effect of literacy on newborn care score (model) and the same model with place of delivery as additional predictor and an interaction term of literacy* place of delivery (model 2)

From: Socioeconomic inequalities in newborn care during facility and home deliveries: a cross sectional analysis of data from demographic surveillance sites in rural Bangladesh, India and Nepal

  India Bangladesh Nepal (Dhanusha) Nepal (Makwanpur)
beta (95% CI) beta (95% CI) beta (95% CI) beta (95% CI)
Model 1
 Illiterate ref ref ref ref
 Literate 0.66 (0.59–0.72) 0.35 (0.31–0.39) 0.80 (0.73–0.87) 0.65 (0.57–0.72)
 Constant 3.85 (3.60–4.11) 4.86 (4.60–5.12) 3.27 (3.13–3.41) 3.37 (3.23–3.52)
Model 2
 Illiterate ref ref ref ref
 Literate 0.28 (0.22–0.35) 0.21 (0.17–0.25) 0.42 (0.35–0.48) 0.43 (0.36–0.51)
 Home - SBA ref ref ref ref
 Home+SBA 1.12 (0.94–1.30) 0.61 (0.46–0.75) 0.83 (0.60–1.06) 1.22 (0.61–1.82)
 Facility 1.42 (1.32–1.51) 1.00 (0.90–1.11) 1.77 (1.66–1.87) 2.08 (1.83–2.32)
 Home + SBA*literate 0.15 (− 0.11–0.41) 0.04 (− 0.13–0.22) 0.08 (− 0.29–0.44) 0.69 (− 0.03–1.41)
 Facility*literate 0.04 (− 0.09–0.17) −0.02 (0.14–0.09) 0.11 (− 0.02–0.25) − 0.33 (0.62 - -0.05)
 Constant 3.61 (3.39–3.84) 4.74 (4.45–5.04) 2.96 (2.82–3.10) 3.30 (3.19–3.41)