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Table 2 Parental migration, marital status and children’s health

From: Migration and child health in Moldova and Georgia

  Moldova Georgia
Model 1 Model 2 Model 3 Model 4 Model 5 Model 6
Type of separation (ref. parents in the country and in a marital union)
 Parents in the country and divorced 0.81 [0.21,3.09] 0.95 [0.23,3.85] 0.91 [0.21,3.85] 0.79 [0.15,3.98] 0.96 [0.18,5.05] 0.98 [0.15,6.074]
 Parent(s) abroad and in a marital union 3.25** [1.34,7.91] 3.47** [1.41,8.57] 3.26* [1.28,8.32] 4.10* [1.04,9.16] 3.28* [0.80,8.89] 4.85* [1.16,9.17]
 Parent(s) abroad and divorced 1.60 [0.27,9.54] 1.99 [0.32,12.3] 1.66 [0.27,9.99] 0.39 [0.04,3.62] 0.43 [0.07,4.15] 0.42 [0.04,3.72]
 Female * parent(s) abroad and in a marital union        0.38* [0.15,0.93] 0.43* [0.17,1.07] 0.35* [0.14,0.88]
N 1601   1601   1601   1193 1193 1193
Wald χ2 17.61   45.46   88.99   32.51 38.34 98.65
McFadden’s pseudo-R2 0.11   0.10   0.11   0.15 0.17 0.16
Log-pseudolikelihood −2345.12 −2838.91 −2479.67 −681.83 −675.93 −593.72
  1. Notes. Reported results are odds ratios; 95% confidence intervals in brackets. Models 1 and 4 include the variable of interest (the type of separation) and child-level characteristics (gender and age). Models 2 and 5 add household- and caregiver-level characteristics (caregiver’s education, living and housing conditions, number of children, child-caregiver relationship, and caregiver’s happiness status. Models 3 and 6 add the region indicator
  2. * p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01, *** p < 0.001