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Table 5 Multiple regression results, using stepwise backward elimination method

From: Efficiency of antenatal care and childbirth services in selected primary health care facilities in rural Tanzania: a cross-sectional study

Variable Description B coefficient SE t P
Catchment population Continuous variable 0.007 0.004 1.71 0.148
Population-staff ratio Catchment population/number of staff 0.03 0.009 3.281 0.022
Structure quality Score 0-1 -280.905 128.049 -2.194 0.08
BEmOC services availability Score 0-1 171.258 56.594 3.026 0.029
Process quality Score 0-1 -118.107 51.316 -2.302 0.07
  1. Dependent variable: Cost per childbirth in USD.
  2. F statistic = 9.905.
  3. p of F statistic = 0.012.
  4. R-square = 0.908.
  5. Adjusted R-square = 0.817.