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Table 4 Sensitivity analysis of model M3. Relative changes of fixed effects, deviance information criterion, and variance components for different choices of hyperparameters for τ v 2 MathType@MTEF@5@5@+=feaafiart1ev1aaatCvAUfKttLearuWrP9MDH5MBPbIqV92AaeXatLxBI9gBaebbnrfifHhDYfgasaacPC6xNi=xH8viVGI8Gi=hEeeu0xXdbba9frFj0xb9qqpG0dXdb9aspeI8k8fiI+fsY=rqGqVepae9pg0db9vqaiVgFr0xfr=xfr=xc9adbaqaaeGacaGaaiaabeqaaeqabiWaaaGcbaacciGae8hXdq3aa0baaSqaaiabdAha2bqaaiabikdaYaaaaaa@3033@ , τ u 2 MathType@MTEF@5@5@+=feaafiart1ev1aaatCvAUfKttLearuWrP9MDH5MBPbIqV92AaeXatLxBI9gBaebbnrfifHhDYfgasaacPC6xNi=xH8viVGI8Gi=hEeeu0xXdbba9frFj0xb9qqpG0dXdb9aspeI8k8fiI+fsY=rqGqVepae9pg0db9vqaiVgFr0xfr=xfr=xc9adbaqaaeGacaGaaiaabeqaaeqabiWaaaGcbaacciGae8hXdq3aa0baaSqaaiabdwha1bqaaiabikdaYaaaaaa@3031@ and τ h 2 MathType@MTEF@5@5@+=feaafiart1ev1aaatCvAUfKttLearuWrP9MDH5MBPbIqV92AaeXatLxBI9gBaebbnrfifHhDYfgasaacPC6xNi=xH8viVGI8Gi=hEeeu0xXdbba9frFj0xb9qqpG0dXdb9aspeI8k8fiI+fsY=rqGqVepae9pg0db9vqaiVgFr0xfr=xfr=xc9adbaqaaeGacaGaaiaabeqaaeqabiWaaaGcbaacciGae8hXdq3aa0baaSqaaiabdIgaObqaaiabikdaYaaaaaa@3017@ .

From: Applications of Bayesian approach in modelling risk of malaria-related hospital mortality

  Hyperparameters for τ v 2 MathType@MTEF@5@5@+=feaafiart1ev1aaatCvAUfKttLearuWrP9MDH5MBPbIqV92AaeXatLxBI9gBaebbnrfifHhDYfgasaacPC6xNi=xH8viVGI8Gi=hEeeu0xXdbba9frFj0xb9qqpG0dXdb9aspeI8k8fiI+fsY=rqGqVepae9pg0db9vqaiVgFr0xfr=xfr=xc9adbaqaaeGacaGaaiaabeqaaeqabiWaaaGcbaacciGae8hXdq3aa0baaSqaaiabdAha2bqaaiabikdaYaaaaaa@3033@ , τ u 2 MathType@MTEF@5@5@+=feaafiart1ev1aaatCvAUfKttLearuWrP9MDH5MBPbIqV92AaeXatLxBI9gBaebbnrfifHhDYfgasaacPC6xNi=xH8viVGI8Gi=hEeeu0xXdbba9frFj0xb9qqpG0dXdb9aspeI8k8fiI+fsY=rqGqVepae9pg0db9vqaiVgFr0xfr=xfr=xc9adbaqaaeGacaGaaiaabeqaaeqabiWaaaGcbaacciGae8hXdq3aa0baaSqaaiabdwha1bqaaiabikdaYaaaaaa@3031@ and τ h 2 MathType@MTEF@5@5@+=feaafiart1ev1aaatCvAUfKttLearuWrP9MDH5MBPbIqV92AaeXatLxBI9gBaebbnrfifHhDYfgasaacPC6xNi=xH8viVGI8Gi=hEeeu0xXdbba9frFj0xb9qqpG0dXdb9aspeI8k8fiI+fsY=rqGqVepae9pg0db9vqaiVgFr0xfr=xfr=xc9adbaqaaeGacaGaaiaabeqaaeqabiWaaaGcbaacciGae8hXdq3aa0baaSqaaiabdIgaObqaaiabikdaYaaaaaa@3017@
  a = 0.5, b = 0.0005 a = 1, b = 0.005 a = 0.001, b = 0.001 a = 0.01, b = 0.01
Model fit     
D ¯ MathType@MTEF@5@5@+=feaafiart1ev1aaatCvAUfKttLearuWrP9MDH5MBPbIqV92AaeXatLxBI9gBaebbnrfifHhDYfgasaacPC6xNi=xH8viVGI8Gi=hEeeu0xXdbba9frFj0xb9qqpG0dXdb9aspeI8k8fiI+fsY=rqGqVepae9pg0db9vqaiVgFr0xfr=xfr=xc9adbaqaaeGacaGaaiaabeqaaeqabiWaaaGcbaGafmiraqKbaebaaaa@2CFC@ 651.54 650.12 652.66 650.06
p D 59.84 61.01 61.26 61.53
DIC 711.38 711.13 713.92 711.59
Fixed effects     
Intercept§ -2.78 (-4.04, -1.39) -3.11 (-4.58, -1.69) -3.15 (-4.88, -1.43) -3.16 (-4.72, -1.87)
Sex (female) -0.09 (-0.35, 0.14) -0.07 (-0.32, 0.18) -0.08 (-0.34, 0.17) -0.08 (-0.32, 0.10)
Season (dry) -0.48 (-0.77, -0.24) -0.46 (-0.77, -0.14) -0.45 (-0.74, -0.18) -0.48 (-0.77, -0.22)
Distance (≤ 5 km) -5.15 (-7.73, -2.60) -5.21 (-8.34, -2.49) -5.19 (-8.36, -2.22) -5.17 (-10.02, -1.62)
Referral (yes) 4.59 (3.45, 5.88) 4.61 (3.30, 6.37) 4.51 (3.54, 6.48) 4.65 (3.17, 6.65)
Day (weekend) 0.19 (-0.06, 0.38) 0.20 (-0.01, 0.41) 0.20 (-0.03, 0.43) 0.19 (-0.04, 0.40)
Random effects     
Areal: structured ( τ v 2 MathType@MTEF@5@5@+=feaafiart1ev1aaatCvAUfKttLearuWrP9MDH5MBPbIqV92AaeXatLxBI9gBaebbnrfifHhDYfgasaacPC6xNi=xH8viVGI8Gi=hEeeu0xXdbba9frFj0xb9qqpG0dXdb9aspeI8k8fiI+fsY=rqGqVepae9pg0db9vqaiVgFr0xfr=xfr=xc9adbaqaaeGacaGaaiaabeqaaeqabiWaaaGcbaacciGae8hXdq3aa0baaSqaaiabdAha2bqaaiabikdaYaaaaaa@3033@ ) 26.27 (10.86, 58.77) 26.58 (12.18, 69.59) 26.44 (8.86, 57.28) 27.34 (11.33, 72.11)
Areal: unstructured ( τ u 2 MathType@MTEF@5@5@+=feaafiart1ev1aaatCvAUfKttLearuWrP9MDH5MBPbIqV92AaeXatLxBI9gBaebbnrfifHhDYfgasaacPC6xNi=xH8viVGI8Gi=hEeeu0xXdbba9frFj0xb9qqpG0dXdb9aspeI8k8fiI+fsY=rqGqVepae9pg0db9vqaiVgFr0xfr=xfr=xc9adbaqaaeGacaGaaiaabeqaaeqabiWaaaGcbaacciGae8hXdq3aa0baaSqaaiabdwha1bqaaiabikdaYaaaaaa@3031@ ) 2.26 (0.003, 9.23) 2.19 (0.008, 2.11) 2.34 (0.008, 6.93) 2.22 (0.008, 2.27)
HF: heterogeneity ( τ h 2 MathType@MTEF@5@5@+=feaafiart1ev1aaatCvAUfKttLearuWrP9MDH5MBPbIqV92AaeXatLxBI9gBaebbnrfifHhDYfgasaacPC6xNi=xH8viVGI8Gi=hEeeu0xXdbba9frFj0xb9qqpG0dXdb9aspeI8k8fiI+fsY=rqGqVepae9pg0db9vqaiVgFr0xfr=xfr=xc9adbaqaaeGacaGaaiaabeqaaeqabiWaaaGcbaacciGae8hXdq3aa0baaSqaaiabdIgaObqaaiabikdaYaaaaaa@3017@ ) 1.21 (0.48, 2.69) 1.24 (0.43, 2.82) 1.23 (0.29, 1.84) 1.24 (0.46, 3.80)
  1. §Posterior mean and 95% credible intervals are given; HF = Health facility
  2. Variance components for the spatially structured effects τ v 2 MathType@MTEF@5@5@+=feaafiart1ev1aaatCvAUfKttLearuWrP9MDH5MBPbIqV92AaeXatLxBI9gBaebbnrfifHhDYfgasaacPC6xNi=xH8viVGI8Gi=hEeeu0xXdbba9frFj0xb9qqpG0dXdb9aspeI8k8fiI+fsY=rqGqVepae9pg0db9vqaiVgFr0xfr=xfr=xc9adbaqaaeGacaGaaiaabeqaaeqabiWaaaGcbaacciGae8hXdq3aa0baaSqaaiabdAha2bqaaiabikdaYaaaaaa@3033@ , unstructured spatial effects τ u 2 MathType@MTEF@5@5@+=feaafiart1ev1aaatCvAUfKttLearuWrP9MDH5MBPbIqV92AaeXatLxBI9gBaebbnrfifHhDYfgasaacPC6xNi=xH8viVGI8Gi=hEeeu0xXdbba9frFj0xb9qqpG0dXdb9aspeI8k8fiI+fsY=rqGqVepae9pg0db9vqaiVgFr0xfr=xfr=xc9adbaqaaeGacaGaaiaabeqaaeqabiWaaaGcbaacciGae8hXdq3aa0baaSqaaiabdwha1bqaaiabikdaYaaaaaa@3031@ , and health care random effects τ h 2 MathType@MTEF@5@5@+=feaafiart1ev1aaatCvAUfKttLearuWrP9MDH5MBPbIqV92AaeXatLxBI9gBaebbnrfifHhDYfgasaacPC6xNi=xH8viVGI8Gi=hEeeu0xXdbba9frFj0xb9qqpG0dXdb9aspeI8k8fiI+fsY=rqGqVepae9pg0db9vqaiVgFr0xfr=xfr=xc9adbaqaaeGacaGaaiaabeqaaeqabiWaaaGcbaacciGae8hXdq3aa0baaSqaaiabdIgaObqaaiabikdaYaaaaaa@3017@