Table 2

Spatial regression of infant maltreatment rates on perinatal risk factors: bivariate

Models

Variables

Coefficient Estimates

P-value

Spatial auto-correlation estimates

AIC

Pseudo-R2


Estimates

Standard Error (SE)


1

Medicaid beneficiary

0.0213

0.0009

0.0000

0.7133*

2648.5

0.541

2

Unmarried mother

0.0195

0.0009

0.0000

0.7840*

2683.6

0.537

3

Maternal age <20

0.0440

0.0024

0.0000

0.5653*

2701.2

0.518

4

Maternal education < HS

0.0246

0.0014

0.0000

0.7896*

2774.1

0.510

5

Three or more siblings

0.0558

0.0041

0.0000

0.8243*

2887.4

0.477

6

Prenatal care less than adequate

0.0294

0.0023

0.0000

0.8400*

2907.0

0.473

7

Birth weight <2500 g

0.0522

0.0051

0.0000

0.7827*

2950.4

0.452

8

Mother smoked during pregnancy

0.0327

0.0037

0.0000

0.8345*

2981.6

0.446

9

Gestation weeks <37

0.0393

0.0046

0.0000

0.8070*

2986.3

0.442

10

5-Minute APGAR Score < 7

0.0728

0.0152

0.0000

0.8388*

3036.6

0.428


11

Child_risk

0.0408

0.0038

0.0000

0.7733*

2941.9

0.454

12

Composite_risk1

0.0618

0.0028

0.0000

0.7281*

2649.7

0.542

13

Composite_risk2

0.0545

0.0024

0.0000

0.7219*

2626.3

0.548


*P-value < 0.0000

Zhou et al. International Journal of Health Geographics 2006 5:53   doi:10.1186/1476-072X-5-53

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