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Table 4 Association of Background Characteristics with Perinatal Mortality by Service Area in Matlab, Bangladesh

From: Effectiveness of an integrated approach to reduce perinatal mortality: recent experiences from Matlab, Bangladesh

Variables icddr, b Service Area Government Service Area
  Odds ratio (95% confidence interval) Odds ratio (95% confidence interval)
Age in years
   < 20 1.12 (0.81-1.54) 0.94 (0.71-1.24)
   20-24* 1.00 1.00
   25-34 1.14 (0.90-1.44) 0.84 (0.69-1.02)
   > = 35 2.05 (1.52-2.78) 1.52 (1.17-1.97)
Parity
   0* 1 1
   1-2 052 (0.42-0.64) 0.36(0.29-0.43)
   > = 3 0.66 (0.49-0.90) 0.53 (0.42-0.67)
Asset index
   1 Poorest 1.34 (0.98-1.84) 1.33 (1.01-1.74)
   2 1.15 (0.83-1.58) 0.96 (0.72-1.27)
   3 1.30 (0.96-1.74) 1.23 (0.95-1.59)
   4 1.18 (0.88-1.59) 1.07 (0.82-1.38)
   5 Richest* 1.00 1.00
Education in year
   0 1.59 (1.26-2.01) 1.40 (1.14-1.71)
   1-5 1.06 (0.83-1.35) 1.04 (0.85-1.28)
   > 5* 1.00 1.00
Gestation age in weeks
   < 37 4.87 (3.98-5.95) 3.37 (2.82-4.03)
   > = 37* 1.00 1.00
No. of antenatal care visits
   = < 1 3.03 (2.37-3.90) 1.19 (0.83-1.71)
   2 2.33 (1.86-2.92) 1.15 (0.79-1.65)
   > = 3* 1.00 1.00
Delivery Place
   Home 0.90 (0.73-1.10) 0.43 (0.36-0.52)
   Facility* 1.00 1.00
Type of delivery
   Cesarean section 1.05 (0.77-1.43) 1.13 (0.84-1.53)
   Vaginal * 1.00 1.00
  1. *reference category