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Table 3 Tobit regression analysis of potential factors influencing the technical efficiency scores

From: Efficiency of the health extension programme in Tigray, Ethiopia: a data envelopment analysis

TE score n (%) Coef Std. Err p 95% CI
HEW from tabia      
   None 27 (45.0) Ref    
   One 30 (50.0) -0.063 0.116 0.588 -0.297 - 0.170
   Both 3 (5.0) -0.098 0.262 0.708 -0.626 - 0.428
HEW married      
   Both 27 (45.0) Ref    
   One 21 (35.0) -0.070 0.141 0.618 -0.354 - 0.212
   None 12 (20.0) -0.012 0.182 0.946 -0.380 - 0.355
HEW pregnant last year      
   Both 6 (10.0) Ref    
   One 21 (35.0) -0.295 0.198 0.143 -0.694 - 0.103
   None 33 (55.0) -0.139 0.210 0.510 -0.561 - 0.283
Number of children      
   3-5 13 (21.6) Ref    
   1-2 33 (55.0) 0.086 0.131 0.512 -0.178 - 0.351
   None 14 (23.3) 0.079 0.160 0.623 -0.243 - 0.402
Support from tabias' chief      
   Little 16 (26.6) Ref    
   Moderate 27 (45.0) 0.044 0.130 0.733 -0.217 - 0.307
   High 17 (28.3) 0.074 0.148 0.618 -0.223 - 0.372
Tabia population* 5850.6 (1469.8) 0.000 0.000 0.487 -0.000 - 0.000
Distance to health post* 11.9 (7.2) 0.010 0.007 0.186 -0.005 - 0.026
   _cons   0.480 0.331 0.154 -0.186 - 1.147
   /sigma   0.376 0.042   0.291 - 0.462
  1. * mean (standard deviation)