Variable | Less permissive states (n=18) | More permissive states (n=14) | Rate ratio* | p Value |
---|---|---|---|---|
Clean water† (%) | 91.9 | 85.6 | 1.07 | <0.001‡ |
Sanitation† (%) | 91.3 | 87.0 | 1.05 | <0.001‡ |
Total fertility rate | 2.4 | 2.3 | § | 0.781¶ |
Contraceptive use** (%) | 72.3 | 73.3 | 0.99 | <0.001‡ |
Skilled attendance at birth†† (%) | 91.4 | 90.3 | 1.01 | <0.001‡ |
Low birth weight†† (%) | 8.1 | 9.6 | 0.84 | <0.001‡ |
Female literacy‡‡ (%) | 93.3 | 89.3 | 1.05 | <0.001‡ |
All-abortion hospitalisation ratio††, per 100 live births | 7.6 | 6.1 | 1.25 | <0.001‡ |
Intimate-partner violence‡‡ (%) | 11.1 | 11.9 | 0.93 | <0.001‡ |
*Z-test rate ratio.
†Proportions were weighted using a specific denominator of exposed populations for each state.
‡Z-test p value.
§Not applicable.
¶t test p value.
**Proportions were weighted using a specific denominator of exposed female populations in ages 15–49 for each state.
††Proportions and ratio were weighted using a specific denominator of observed live births in each state.
‡‡Proportions were weighted using a specific denominator of exposed female populations in ages 15 and above for each state.