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Table 3 Posterior estimates and 95 % Bayesian confidence intervals for parameters of the proximity-odds function, α, ϕ and δ in the model 3 for the three respiratory diseases

From: Proximity to mining industry and respiratory diseases in children in a community in Northern Chile: A cross-sectional study

Respiratory disease Mine \( \widehat{\boldsymbol{\alpha}} \) 95%BCI \( \widehat{\boldsymbol{\Phi}} \) 95 % BCI \( \widehat{\boldsymbol{\updelta}} \) 95 % BCI
Asthma Gold 2.48 (0.51–6.80) 1.08 (0.80–1.46) 0.80 (0.31–1.88)
Copper 1.92 (0.29–5.81) 1.13 (0.82–1.53) 0.95 (0.31–2.13)
Average distance 2.26 (0.42–6.62) 1.10 (0.80–1.50) 0.86 (0.31–1.95)
Rhinoc. Gold 1.85 (0.46–4.87) 1.08 (0.78–1.48) 0.78 (0.28–1.97)
Copper 1.61 (0.52–3.27) 1.07 (0.81–1.47) 0.78 (0.29–1.67)
Average distance 1.65 (0.61–4.28) 1.07 (0.80–1.46) 0.77 (0.30–1.59)
  1. Abbreviations: BCI Bayesian confidence interval, Rhinoc. rhinoconjunctivitis