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Table 3 Trend of selected health indicators before and after Health Extension Program (HEP) was introduced into the health system in Ethiopia, 2000 to 2011

From: Human resource development for a community-based health extension program: a case study from Ethiopia

  Linear spline: years 2000 to 2004 Linear spline: years 2004 to 2011 Difference between the two slopes
Indicators Coefficient (slope) P value Coefficient (slope) P value Change in slope P value
Potential health service 2.96 0.02 4.11 0.000 1.16 0.45
Per capita attendance 0.02 0.046 −0.007 0.145 −0.02 0.05
Family planning 1.82 0.13 6.30 0.000 4.48 0.015
Antenatal care (ANC) 1.82 0.09 6.08 0.000 4.27 0.01
Skilled delivery 0.64 0.31 1.14 0.000 0.5 0.56
Postnatal care (PNC) 1.17 0.15 4.35 0.000 3.18 0.012
Measles 5.74 0.000 4.52 0.000 −1.22 0.33
Fully vaccinated 5.03 0.000 5.46 0.000 0.42 0.72
Latrine 2.1 0.34 8.7 0.000 6.63 0.045
Safe water 1.72 0.05 6.09 0.000 4.37 0.002