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Table 3 Selecting the best model

From: The effects of community clustering on under-five mortality in India: a parametric shared frailty modelling approach

Model AIC BIC
M1 (hazard distribution = Exponential) 186,130.4 186,472.4
M2 (hazard distribution = Gompertz) 159,074.1 159,426.4
M3 (hazard distribution = Weibull) 134,622.3 134,974.6
M4 (hazard distribution = Exponential) 185,671.7 186,024.0
M5 (hazard distribution = Gompertz) 158,681.2 159,043.9
M6 (hazard distribution = Weibull) 134,237.5 134,600.2