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Table 5 Impact of FANC on underutilisation of ANC services: OLS model with interrupted time series analysis

From: Examining the impact of WHO’s Focused Antenatal Care policy on early access, underutilisation and quality of antenatal care services in Malawi: a retrospective study

Variables Coefficient Standard error (S.E)
FANC Policy dummy
 FANC 0.034 (0.046)
 Time trend −0.028b (0.014)
 Post FANC x Time Trend 0.083a (0.021)
Woman’s education level (Base = No Educ)
 Primary 0.016 (0.031)
 Secondary 0.068 (0.044)
 Tertiary 0.106 (0.144)
Media access (Base = No access)
  Less than once a week −0.081c (0.042)
  At least once a week −0.103b (0.044)
  Almost every day −0.038 (0.034)
 Urban −0.025 (0.027)
HIV_test −0.038 (0.031)
Television Yes  
Pregnancy risky indicators Yes  
Constant 0.119b (0.046)
Observations 1606  
R-squared 0.0406  
  1. Notes: Ordinary Least Squares Regression. a1% level of significance; b 5% level of significance and c10% level of significance. Coefficients with standard errors are in parenthesis