Skip to main content

Table 1 Regression analysis of the effects of conflict intensity and insecurity on RMCH service provision in the Kivu

From: The use of health facility data to assess the effects of armed conflicts on maternal and child health: experience from the Kivu, DR Congo

Outcome Threshold 1 Threshold 2 Threshold 3
Difference, reported-expected numbers Coefficient (95% CI) P value Coefficient (95% CI) P value Coefficient (95% CI) P value
ANC4
 Severe conflict 1.79 (−1.30; 4.88) 0.251 1.49 (−1.67; 4.64) 0.354 1.27 (−1.94; 4.48) 0.432
 Insecurity 1.26 (−1.19; 3.71) 0.309 1.50 (−1.55; 4.54) 0.329 −0.44 (− 4.22; 3.34) 0.818
Facility deliveries
 Severe conflict 2.99 (−2.39; 8.37) 0.271 3.43 (− 2.74; 9.59) 0.271 3.69 (− 2.03; 9.40) 0.202
 Insecurity 3.04 (−1.89; 7.97) 0.222 2.36 (−3.32; 8;03) 0.410 2.84 (−7.42; 13.09) 0.583
Caesarean section
 Severe conflict 0.11 (−0.49; 0.71) 0.721 0.01 (−0.63; 0.65) 0.980 0.03 (−0.56; 0.62) 0.915
 Insecurity 0.07 (−0.47; 0.61) 0.800 0.20 (−0.39; 0.79) 0.508 −0.23 (−1.09; 0.64) 0.604
DPT3
 Severe conflict 1.35 (−1.67; 4.37) 0.375 0.53 (−2.91; 3.97) 0.760 0.21 (−3.17; 3.58) 0.903
 Insecurity 1.45 (−1.28; 4.19) 0.293 1.86 (−1.19; 4.91) 0.227 −0.39 (−5.32; 4.54) 0.874
  1. Threshold 1: Severe conflict = monthly conflict death rate ≥ 5 per 100,000 population; insecurity = conflict event-days ≥1 per 100,000 population. Threshold 2: Severe conflict = monthly conflict death rate ≥ 10 per 100,000 population; insecurity = conflict event-days ≥5 per 100,000 population. Threshold 3: Severe conflict = monthly conflict death rate ≥ 15 per 100,000 population; insecurity = conflict event-days ≥10 per 100,000 population