International Journal of Population Research / 2016 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Determinants of Under-Five Mortality in High Mortality Regions of Ethiopia: An Analysis of the 2011 Ethiopia Demographic and Health Survey Data

Table 1

Description of socioeconomic, demographic, and environment related covariates.

NumberDescription and name Notation Categories

(1)Sex of childSEX1 = male, 2 = female
(2)Type of birthBTYPE0 = single birth, 1 = multiple births
(3)Mother’s age at first birth of childMAGEB0 = 16 years, 1 = >16 years
(4)Family sizeFSIZE0 = 1–3 members, 1 = 4–6 members, 2 = 7 members
(5)Breastfeeding statusBFDINGS0 = no, 1 = yes
(6)Preceding birth intervalPBITVAL0 = 2 years, 1 = 2-3 years, 2 = 3 years
(7)Mother’s educationMEDU0 = no education, 1 = primary and above
(8)Father’s educationFEDU0 = no education, 1 = primary and above
(9)Area of residenceARISD1 = urban, 2 = rural
(10)Marital statusMSTAT0 = married, 1 = not married
(11)Income of mother relative to her husbandMINCOM0 = more than husband, 1 = less than husband
(12)Source of drinking waterSDWTR0 = pipe, 1 = others

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