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Table 2 Impact of physician density level on targeted outcomes, 208 countries and territories, 2004–2014, unadjusted and adjusted mixed effect models results

From: Analysis of the association between millennium development goals 4 & 5 and the physician workforce across international economic strata

Outcome variable Poisson regression
Unadjusted Adjusteda
Relative risk (p-value) Confidence interval Relative risk (p-value) Confidence interval
MMR Un-Vaccination Rate 0.691 (<0.0001) 0.625–0.764 0.875 (0.1729) 0.723–1.059
DTaP Un-Vaccination Rate 0.713 (<0.0001) 0.644–0.789 0.905 (0.2955) 0.751–1.091
Neonatal Mortality Rate 0.655 (<0.0001) 0.611–0.703 0.814 (<0.0001) 0.756–0.876
Under-5 Mortality Rate 0.597 (<0.0001) 0.551–0.647 0.762 (<0.0001) 0.701–0.829
Maternal Mortality Rate 0.813 (<0.0001) 0.786–0.840 0.813 (<0.0001) 0.786–0.840
  1. aThe confounding effects of country income level, female literacy rate, gross domestic product (GDP) per capita, and percent urban population were adjusted