Contraceptive use in Bangladesh

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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.

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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))