Table 2

Factors associated with undetermined cause of deatha

Neonates and children

Adults

Neonates and children

Adults

OR

CI (95%)

P

OR

CI (95%)

P

OR

CI (95%)

P

OR

CI (95%)

P


Age

0.98

(0.93-1.03)

0.381

0.99

(0.99-1.00)

0.09

0.95

(0.89-1.00)

0.09

0.99

(0.99-0.99)

0.03

Sex

Female

1

Male

1.06

(0.85-1.32)

0.587

0.93

(0.78-1.10)

0.405

1.06

(0.85-1.32)

0.615

0.99

(0.80-1.23)

0.939

Respondent's level of education

Primary

0.7

(0.41-1.18)

0.183

0.74

(0.46-1.34)

0.373

Secondary

0.78

(0.63-0.98)

0.035

0.87

(0.70-1.07)

0.189

0.76

(0.60-0.96)

0.023

0.88

(0.71-1.10)

0.28

No education

1

Relationship of the respondent with the deceased*

Partner

1

Son/daughter

1.11

(0.89-1.40)

0.345

1.11

(0.89-1.40)

0.345

1.35

(1.04-1.75)

0.023

Parent

1.04

(0.69-1.56)

0.857

1.04

(0.69-1.56)

0.857

1.26

(0.82-1.95)

0.298

Other

1.06

(0.85-1.33)

0.597

1.06

(0.84-1.34)

0.597

1.21

(0.93-1.56)

0.147

Relationship of the respondent with the deceased* *

Mother

1

Father

1.11

(0.86-1.43)

0.408

1.08

(0.83-140)

0.565

Grandmother

0.87

(0.57-1.33)

0.534

0.96

(0.60-1.53)

0.864

Other

1.45

(0.96-2.20)

0.08

1.57

(0.66-3.77)

0.309

Relation to the head of household

Child

1

Grandchild

0.92

(0.67-1.26)

0.606

0.42

(0.09-1.89)

0.251

0.92

(0.65-1.45)

0.643

0.41

(0.09-1.91)

0.259

Partner

1.41

(0.99-1.98)

0.051

1.68

(1.02-2.76)

0.04

Self

1.15

(0.84-1.56)

0.378

1.42

(0.91-2.24)

0.125

Other

0.98

(0.68-1.43)

0.929

1.09

(0.79-1.52)

0.576

0.96

(0.64-1.45)

0.862

1.3

(0.83-2.04)

0.255

Residing with mother

No

1

Yes

1.05

(0.61-1.82)

0.858

0.91

(0.69-1.19)

0.48

0.94

(0.50-1.74)

0.833

0.97

(0.65-1.45)

0.894

Place of death

Health facility

1

Outside health facility

1.31

(1.04-1.64)

0.02

0.9

(0.74-1.09)

0.302

1.33

(1.05-1.67)

0.016

0.91

(0.74-1.11)

0.342


** Neonatal and child deaths

* Adult deaths.

Mwanyangala et al. Population Health Metrics 2011 9:41   doi:10.1186/1478-7954-9-41

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