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Table 2 Non-spatial and spatial multivariable negative binomial models adjusted for duration of admission

From: A space-time analysis of recurrent malnutrition-related hospitalisations in Kilifi, Kenya for children under-5 years

Variables Multi-level model Spatial Structured and Unstructured Random Effects Model (INLA) Spatial Structured and Unstructured and Temporal Random Effects Model
Coefficients (95% C.I) p-value Mean (95% Cr .I) Mean (95% Cr .I)
Location level variables
 EVI ( 0.17 (-0.54;0.88) 0.644 0.07 (-0.58;0.70) 0.04 (-0.58;0.66)
 Rainfall (mm) 0.03 (-0.03;0.09) 0.350 0.03 (-0.02;0.08) 0.03 (-0.02;0.08)
Child level variables
 Gender: Male -0.15 (-0.25;-0.04) 0.006 -0.13 (-0.22;-0.04) -0.13 (-0.22;-0.04)
 Severe Disease
  1 0.41 (0.30;0.52) <0.001 0.16 (0.06;0.25) 0.19 (0.10;0.28)
  2 0.43 (0.18;0.69) 0.001 0.07 (-0.16;0.29) 0.15 (-0.07;0.37)
  3 0.89 (0.06;1.71) 0.036 0.56 (-0.15;1.25) 0.53 (-0.16;1.18)
 Total Number of Admissions 0.20 (0.17;0.23) <0.001 0.2 (0.17;0.22) 0.07 (0.04;0.11)
 DIC (pD)    10982.20 (21.46) 10656.28 (28.41)