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Table 3 Mortality rate by background characteristics

From: Two year mortality and associated factors in a cohort of children from rural Uganda

Characteristic n/N Pyrs Mortality rate (Per 1000Pys)
Overall 152/2500 4621.7 32.9
Gender    
 Male 79/1294 2390.4 33
 Female 73/1206 2231.3 32.7
Mother’s age (Yrs)    
 13-17 20/136 235.1 85.1
 18-24 60/1104 2027.2 29.6
 25-29 27/534 1001.2 27
 30-34 30/420 777.7 38.6
 35-39 9/174 323.8 27.8
 ≥40 1/41 81.3 12.3
Father’s age (Yrs)    
 13-17 2/9 16.6 120.5
 18-24 27/414 735.8 36.7
 25-29 28/494 918.1 30.5
 30-34 20/428 813.3 24.6
 35-39 20/375 689.4 29
 ≥40 51/746 1383.8 36.9
Mother’s education    
 None 25/331 612.3 40.8
 Primary 91/1593 2948.8 30.9
 Secondary 32/505 929.5 34.4
 University/Tertiary 3/64 119.1 25.2
Father’s education    
 None 7/190 350.1 48.6
 Primary 71/1259 2345.3 30.3
 Secondary 52/827 1517 34.3
 University/Tertiary 4/145 266.8 15
Birth place    
 Hospital/Clinic 71/1371 2542.4 27.9
 Other place (TBA, Home, etc.) 81/1129 2079.2 39
Birth complications    
Asphyxia    
 Yes 3/41 71.4 42
 No 149/2459 4550.2 32.7
Congenital anomalies    
 Yes 0/5 7.4 0.0
 No 152/2499 4614.2 32.9
Septicaemia    
 Yes 0/2 4.1 0.0
 No 152/2498 4617.6 32.9
Anaemia    
 Yes 0/1 2.0 0.0
 No 152/2499 4619.7 32.9
  1. Pyrs - Person years.