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Table 5 Robustness checks

From: Preventing malaria in pregnancy through community-directed interventions: evidence from Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria

  At least one ANC visit Slept under net during pregnancy Slept under net before interview Took malaria prevention drug Took at least 2 SP doses
Panel A: Bordering LGAs only
CDI effect -0.047 0.051 0.090 -0.002 0.328
  (-0.188 - 0.093) (-0.007 - 0.110) (0.049 - 0.130) (-0.168 - 0.164) (0.217 - 0.440)
Observations 1732 1732 1732 1732 1732
R-squared 0.24 0.08 0.09 0.15 0.32
Panel B: Pairwise Matching
CDI Effect 0.086 0.090 0.048 0.166 0.401
  (0.079 - 0.094) (0.068 - 0.113) (0.017 - 0.079) (0.141 - 0.192) (0.389 - 0.413)
Treatment LGA Onna Eket Eket Ikot Abasi Ikot Abasi
Control LGA Mbo Mbo Mbo Onna Onna
Observations 934 914 914 940 940
R-squared 0.184 0.048 0.041 0.122 0.319
  1. Notes: 95% confidence intervals in parentheses. Results reflect coefficients from a heteroskedasticity-adjusted linear probability model. Numbers in parentheses are standard errors clustered at the local government area (LGA) level. Multivariate controls include age, ethnicity, religion, marital status, respondent's educational attainment, occupational status and household wealth as measured by a principal component-based asset index. Based on a sample of 2652 observations.