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Table 3 Model diagnostics and comparison

From: Incidence of neonatal mortality and its predictors among live births in Ethiopia: Gompertz gamma shared frailty model

Model Distribution Frailty Theta AIC BIC Deviance (−2LL)
Cox proportion hazard Unspecified Unspecified 5802 5969 5756
Shared frailty Gompertz Gamma 0.39 3757 3946 3704
Shared frailty Gompertz Inverse Gaussian 0.44 3757 3946 3704
Shared frailty Exponential Gamma 0.51 4211 4393 4160
Shared frailty Exponential Inverse Gaussian 0.59 4210 4392 3850
Shared frailty Weibull gamma 0.40 3902 4091 3850
Shared frailty Weibull Inverse Gaussian 0.60 3902 4091 3850
Shared frailty Log-normal gamma 0.40 3878 4067 3826
Shared frailty Log-normal Inverse Gaussian 0.45 3910 4012 3932