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Table 5 Relationship between health worker density and under-five mortality

From: Measuring inequalities in the distribution of health workers: the case of Tanzania

Dependent variable R2 Independent variables Coefficient Standard error P-value
Under-five deaths and health worker density. Linear model
Under-five deaths per capita 0.125 Medical officers/capita (MO) 4.56 4.57 0.321
   Clinical officers/capita (CO) -3.28 2.17 0.134
   AMOs and others/capita (AMO+) -0.47 0.46 0.301
   Attendants/capita (ATT) 0.04 0.61 0.942
Under-five deaths and health worker density. Non-linear model
Under-five deaths per capita 0.199 MO 20.38 13.59 0.137
   CO -9.43 5.87 0.111
   AMO+ -2.04 0.82 0.015
   ATT 1.08 1.24 0.383
   MO2 -32658.62 28416.52 0.253
   CO2 17247.5 11915.73 0.151
   AMO+2 226.57 146.67 0.125
   ATT2 -372.43 458.08 0.418