Table 2

Comparison of two methods for testing fertility stalls in African countries

Linear regression

Change

Logistic regression

Change

Period

Slope

Std. error

p-value

Slope

Std. error

p-value


Ghana, urban

1975-1998

-0.10762

0.00608

-0.03269

0.00141

1998-2008

+0.01426

0.01657

5.0E-12

+0.00344

0.00584

1.8E-09

Kenya, urban

1963-1994

-0.12900

0.00684

-0.03333

0.00143

1994-2002

+0.03509

0.02058

3.9E-14

+0.00821

0.00645

3.1E-10

2002-2009

-0.09650

0.03441

1.0E-03

-0.03026

0.01189

4.4E-03

Kenya, rural

1980-1994

-0.19100

0.00866

-0.03968

0.00143

1994-2002

+0.02426

0.01747

< E-99

+0.00627

0.00313

< E-99

2002-2009

-0.15017

0.03158

1.3E-06

-0.04220

0.00583

2.4E-13

Madagascar, urban

1977-1988

-0.12079

0.03294

-0.03294

0.00683

1988-1994

+0.04702

0.04199

1.7E-03

+0.01405

0.00910

3.6E-05

1994-2008

-0.09616

0.01129

9.9E-04

-0.03280

0.00308

1.1E-06

Madagascar, rural

1977-1988

-0.07160

0.01914

-0.02444

0.00315

1988-1998

-0.01631

0.01268

1.6E-02

-0.00076

0.00210

3.9E-10

1998-2008

-0.11494

0.01187

1.4E-08

-0.02714

0.00208

< E-99

Nigeria, rural

1984-1988

-0.35712

0.04802

-0.07885

0.00790

1988-1998

+0.04338

0.00700

2.2E-16

+0.00664

0.00136

< E-99

1998-2008

-0.13639

0.01458

< E-99

-0.03009

0.00236

< E-99

Rwanda, urban

1982-1989

-0.27482

0.08527

-0.07242

0.01550

1989-1997

+0.04975

0.03957

5.6E-04

+0.01618

0.00762

2.9E-07

1997-2008

-0.07676

0.02812

9.2E-03

-0.02420

0.00573

2.3E-05

Rwanda, rural

1982-1997

-0.10730

0.00787

-0.02195

0.00129

1997-2008

-0.01207

0.01344

9.7E-10

-0.00820

0.00236

3.2E-07

Senegal, urban

1995-2002

-0.06199

0.01707

-0.01696

0.00416

2002-2008

+0.03689

0.02256

4.7E-04

+0.00338

0.00570

3.9E-03

Tanzania, rural

1977-1996

-0.04208

0.00635

-0.00775

0.00105

1996-2008

-0.00127

0.01239

3.4E-03

-0.00153

0.00210

8.0E-03

Zambia, rural

1968-1982

-0.05724

0.00845

-0.01047

0.00135

1982-1997

+0.04599

0.02153

8.1E-06

+0.00763

0.00343

9.5E-07


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