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Table 5 The estimated “spillover” effect of the MSS on urban respondents

From: The spillover effect of midwife attrition from the Nigerian midwives service scheme

Outcomes Antenatal visits Delivery sites
Public sector clinics Private sector clinics Other sites/no antenatal care Public sector clinics Private sector clinics Other sites/home
Spillover effect 0.017 −0.004 −0.011 0.041** −0.009 − 0.020
  (0.026) (0.015) (0.011) (0.015) (0.010) (0.014)
Pre-MSS trend 0.003 0.001 −0.004 −0.003 0.004 0.004
  (0.006) (0.005) (0.004) (0.005) (0.004) (0.006)
Observations 10,660 10,660 11,374 11,516 11,516 11,516
R-squared 0.158 0.250 0.197 0.120 0.246 0.362
Northern region
Spillover effect 0.027 −0.019 −0.003 0.054** −0.015 − 0.044*
  (0.028) (0.013) (0.014) (0.006) (0.006) (0.013)
Pre-MSS trend −0.003 0.005 −0.0028 − 0.008 0.008 0.004
  (0.008) (0.008) (0.006) (0.004) (0.007) (0.008)
Observations 5163 5163 5404 5514 5514 5514
R-squared 0.116 0.164 0.226 0.166 0.188 0.357
Southern region
Spillover effect 0.001 0.011 −0.014 0.018 0.002 0.008
  (0.053) (0.030) (0.019) (0.031) (0.018) (0.016)
Pre-MSS trend 0.009 −0.002 −0.005 0.001 −0.001 0.005
  (0.012) (0.009) (0.007) (0.010) (0.003) (0.009)
Observations 5497 5497 5970 6002 6002 6002
R-squared 0.133 0.145 0.120 0.092 0.145 0.181
  1. Robust standard errors are in parentheses. *** p < 0.01, ** p < 0.05, * p < 0.1 Pre-MSS trend, pre-implementation trend (i.e. the trend in the indicated outcome prior to implementation of the midwives service scheme)