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Table 6 Results from random intercept model (measure of variation) for childhood stunting at cluster level by multilevel logistic regression analysis

From: Exploring spatial variations and factors associated with childhood stunting in Ethiopia: spatial and multilevel analysis

Measure of variation Model 1a P-value Model 2b p-value Model 3c p-value Model 4d p-value
Community level         
Variance (SE) 0.363(0.043) <0.001 0.323(0.050) <0.001 0.159(0.046) <0.001 0.230(0.041) <0.01
Explained variation(PCV) Reference   11.0   56.2   36.6  
ICC (%) 9.9   8.9   4.6   6.5  
MOR 2.10   1.93   1.59   1.75  
Model fit statistics         
DIC (−2log likelihood) 13256   8499   12733   8357  
  1. SE standard error, ICC intracluster correlation, MOR median odds ratio, DIC deviation information criterion
  2. aModel 1 is the empty model, a baseline model without any determinant variable
  3. bModel 2 is adjusted for individual-level factors
  4. cModel 3 is adjusted for community-level factors
  5. dModel 4 is final model adjusted for both individual and community-level factors