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Table 2 Comparison of two methods for testing fertility stalls in African countries

From: Testing for fertility stalls in demographic and health surveys

  Linear regression Change Logistic regression Change
Period Slope Std. error p-value Slope Std. error p-value
Ghana, urban     
1975-1998 -0.10762 0.00608   -0.03269 0.00141  
1998-2008 +0.01426 0.01657 5.0E-12 +0.00344 0.00584 1.8E-09
Kenya, urban     
1963-1994 -0.12900 0.00684   -0.03333 0.00143  
1994-2002 +0.03509 0.02058 3.9E-14 +0.00821 0.00645 3.1E-10
2002-2009 -0.09650 0.03441 1.0E-03 -0.03026 0.01189 4.4E-03
Kenya, rural     
1980-1994 -0.19100 0.00866   -0.03968 0.00143  
1994-2002 +0.02426 0.01747 < E-99 +0.00627 0.00313 < E-99
2002-2009 -0.15017 0.03158 1.3E-06 -0.04220 0.00583 2.4E-13
Madagascar, urban     
1977-1988 -0.12079 0.03294   -0.03294 0.00683  
1988-1994 +0.04702 0.04199 1.7E-03 +0.01405 0.00910 3.6E-05
1994-2008 -0.09616 0.01129 9.9E-04 -0.03280 0.00308 1.1E-06
Madagascar, rural     
1977-1988 -0.07160 0.01914   -0.02444 0.00315  
1988-1998 -0.01631 0.01268 1.6E-02 -0.00076 0.00210 3.9E-10
1998-2008 -0.11494 0.01187 1.4E-08 -0.02714 0.00208 < E-99
Nigeria, rural     
1984-1988 -0.35712 0.04802   -0.07885 0.00790  
1988-1998 +0.04338 0.00700 2.2E-16 +0.00664 0.00136 < E-99
1998-2008 -0.13639 0.01458 < E-99 -0.03009 0.00236 < E-99
Rwanda, urban     
1982-1989 -0.27482 0.08527   -0.07242 0.01550  
1989-1997 +0.04975 0.03957 5.6E-04 +0.01618 0.00762 2.9E-07
1997-2008 -0.07676 0.02812 9.2E-03 -0.02420 0.00573 2.3E-05
Rwanda, rural     
1982-1997 -0.10730 0.00787   -0.02195 0.00129  
1997-2008 -0.01207 0.01344 9.7E-10 -0.00820 0.00236 3.2E-07
Senegal, urban     
1995-2002 -0.06199 0.01707   -0.01696 0.00416  
2002-2008 +0.03689 0.02256 4.7E-04 +0.00338 0.00570 3.9E-03
Tanzania, rural     
1977-1996 -0.04208 0.00635   -0.00775 0.00105  
1996-2008 -0.00127 0.01239 3.4E-03 -0.00153 0.00210 8.0E-03
Zambia, rural     
1968-1982 -0.05724 0.00845   -0.01047 0.00135  
1982-1997 +0.04599 0.02153 8.1E-06 +0.00763 0.00343 9.5E-07