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Table 2 Summary of the sensitivity analysis of the choice of hyper-parameters with posterior mean-variance (standard error), 95% CI based on GGAMM

From: Spatial data analysis of malnutrition among children under-five years in Ethiopia

spatial effects a = b = 0.001 a = 0.01,b = 0.01 a = 0.05,b = 0.0005 a = 1,b = 0.026
\({\pi}_{str}^2\) 0.220 (0.049) 0.229 (0.046) 0.193 (0.055) 0.201 (0.056)
2.5–97.5% (0.123, 0.317) (0.139,0.319) (0.085, 0.301) (0.091,0.311)
\({\pi}_{unstr}^2\) 0.056 (0.016) 0.058 (0.015) 0.055 (0.011) 0.055 (0.011)
2.5–97.5% (0.025, 0.087) (0.028,0.088) (0.034,0.076) (0.033,0.077)
DIC 36,597.81 36,596.98 36,598.83 36,598.30