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Table 4 Multivariable Cox proportional hazard model with 95% confidence interval and corresponding P values, of infant deaths in the first 2 year period of follow up

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

Characteristic Adjusted hazard rate ratio (95% CI) P value
Gender   
Male Referent (1.00)  
Female 0.98 (0.87,1.10) 0.739
Mother’s age (Yrs)   
13-17 Referent (1.00)  
18-24 0.56 (0.44,0.72)* <0.001
25-29 0.56 (0.42,0.74)* <0.001
30-34 0.58 (0.43 ,0.77)* <0.001
35-39 0.58 (0.41,0.82)* 0.002
≥40 0.41 (0.24,0.71)* 0.001
Fathers age   
13-17 Referent (1.00)  
18-24 2.09 (0.67,6.6) 0.208
25-29 2.11 (0.67,6.67) 0.203
30-34 1.80 (0.57,5.71) 0.319
35-39 2.08 (0.65,6.62) 0.216
≥40 2.03 (0.64,6.42) 0.230
Mothers education   
None Referent (1.00)  
Primary 0.92 (0.77,1.10) 0.361
Secondary 0.94 (0.76-1.17) 0.596
University/Tertiary 0.99 (0.66,1.50) 0.964
Father’s education   
None Referent (1.00)  
Primary 0.99 (0.79,1.26) 0.963
Secondary 1.13 (0.89,1.44) 0.320
University/Tertiary 1.23 (0.74,2.06) 0.558
Birth place   
Hospital/Clinic Referent (1.00)  
Other place (TBA, Home, etc.) 1.13 (1.00,1.28)* 0.034
Birth complications   
Asphyxia   
Yes Referent (1.00)  
No 1.24 (0.74,2.06) 0.414
  1. *Characteristics that were observed to be statistically significant.