Table 2

Associations between antenatal care visits and mortality outcomes

Neonatal mortalityInfant mortality
(1)(2)(3)(1)(2)(3)
At least one ANC visit−0.0107***
(0.001)
−0.0104*** (0.001)−0.00783***
(0.001)
−0.0127*** (0.001)−0.0107***
(0.001)
−0.00873***
(0.001)
At least four ANC visits and skilled ANC provider−0.00557*** (0.001)−0.00424***
(0.001)
N752 635752 635752 635574 675574 675574 675
Adjusted for confoundingNoYesYesNoYesYes
  • All regressions include PSU fixed effects.

  • SEs in parentheses are clustered at PSU level.

  • Control variables include: mother’s age, marital status and educational achievement, whether she heads the household, child’s sex and birth order and spacing, month of birth, whether it was a multiple birth and household wealth quintile.

  • ***, ** and * Significance at the 1%, 5% and 10% levels, respectively.

  • ANC, antenatal care.