Table 3

Parameter coefficients for the multilevel model for various indicators of use of maternal and child health services -- Empty model, no covariates.

Antenatal care

Medical personnel at delivery

Postnatal care


Random Effects

State Level Variance

1.92*** (0.50)

2.17*** (0.54)

1.67*** (0.44)

Rho -- Intra-class correlation

0.368

0.397

0.337

Log-likelihood

-1165.64

-1125.421

-1221.41

AIC

2335.3

2254.8

2446.8


Source: Nigerian National HIV/AIDS and Reproductive Health Survey, 2005

Notes: *** p < 0.001;

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