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Table 4 DIC values for model comparison

From: Bayesian multilevel model on maternal mortality in Ethiopia

Bayesian Deviance Information Criterion (DIC) for model comparison
Model \(\widehat{D}\) D(\(\widehat{\theta }\)) Pd DIC
Null model 1222.06 1061.04 161.02 1383.09
Random intercept 1110.73 939.70 171.03 1281.76
Random coefficient 1047.24 862.73 184.51 1231.75