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Table 4 Relationship of the measured indicators, latent variables with use of maternal health services, Sichuan province, western China, 2014

From: Use of maternal health services among women in the ethnic rural areas of western China

Variables Standardized regression coefficients
ANC HD&PSa
SESb 0.37 0.66
 Age −0.18 = 0.43 ×-0.43 0.28 = − 0.43 × 0.66
 Ethnic −0.27 = 0.63 ×-0.43 0.42 = 0.63 × 0.66
 Education 0.23 = −0.54 ×-0.43 −0.36 = − 0.54 × 0.66
 Parity 0.17 = − 0.39 ×-0.43 −0.26 = − 0.39 × 0.66
 Occupation 0.09 = 0.22 ×-0.43 0.15 = 0.22 × 0.66
 Fixed assets −0.11 = 0.25 ×-0.43 0.17 = 0.25 × 0.66
Perceived quality of hospital 0.10
 Ability of THCc 0.02 = 0.22 × 0.10
 Equipment of THC 0.09 = 0.87 × 0.10
 Technique of THC 0.09 = 0.90 × 0.10
 Doctor’s attitude of THC 0.09 = 0.91 × 0.10
 Sanitation of THC 0.09 = 0.91 × 0.10
 Ability of CHd 0.01 = 0.05 × 0.10
 Equipment of CH 0.02 = 0.21 × 0.10
 Technique of CH 0.02 = 0.22 × 0.10
 Doctor’s attitude of CH 0.02 = 0.24 × 0.10
 Sanitation of CH 0.02 = 0.23 × 0.10
Travel timee −0.13 −0.09
Knowledgef 0.12
ANC 0.13
  1. a, use of hospital delivery and postpartum service; b, women’s social economic status
  2. c, township health center; d, county hospital; e, time from home to the nearest hospital
  3. f, knowledge score on maternal care