International Journal of Population Research / 2016 / Article / Tab 2

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 2

Summary of some important socioeconomic, demographic, and environmental characteristics of children in four selected regions of Ethiopia, 2011.

CovariatesCategoryCensoredDeathDeath percentTotal

Child’s sex1 (male)86918417.51053
2 (female)86218217.41044
Mother’s age at first birth0 (16)77517618.5951
1 (>16)95619016.61146
Breastfeeding status0 (no)93223320.01165
1 (yes)79913314.3932
Mother’s education0 (no education)131430118.61615
1 (primary and above)4176513.5482
Father’s education0 (no education)100022718.51227
1 (primary and above)73113916.0870
Marital status0 (married)167034917.32019
1 (others)611722.078
Preceding birth interval0 (2 years)57420426.0778
1 (2-3 years)53510316.0638
2 (3 years)622599.0681
Area of residence1 (urban)3625914.0421
2 (rural)136930718.31676
Type of birth0 (single birth)166832916.51997
1 (multiple births)633737.0100
Income of mother0 (more than husband)2917621.0367
1 (less than husband)144029017.01730
Source of drinking water0 (pipe)3444612.0390
1 (others)138732018.71707
Family size0 (1–3)85213013.2982
1 (4–6)77519319.9968
2 (7)1044329.2147

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