Contraception: Contraceptive use in Bangladesh

Description Usage Format Source References Examples

Description

These data on the use of contraception by women in urban and rural areas come from the 1988 Bangladesh Fertility Survey.

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 1934 observations on the following 6 variables.

woman

Identifying code for each woman - a factor

district

Identifying code for each district - a factor

use

Contraceptive use at time of survey

livch

Number of living children at time of survey - an ordered factor. Levels are 0, 1, 2, 3+

age

Age of woman at time of survey (in years), centred around mean.

urban

Type of region of residence - a factor. Levels are urban and rural

Source

http://multilevel.ioe.ac.uk/softrev/bang.html

References

Steele, F., Diamond, I. And Amin, S. (1996). Immunization uptake in rural Bangladesh: a multilevel analysis. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A (159): 289-299.

Examples

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str(Contraception)
summary(Contraception)
(fm1 <- glmer(use ~ urban+age+livch+(1|district), Contraception, binomial))
(fm2 <- glmer(use ~ urban+age+livch+(urban|district), Contraception, binomial))


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