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Table 8 Associations between causes of death and socioeconomic characteristics

From: Main causes of death in Dande, Angola: results from Verbal Autopsies of deaths occurring during 2009–2012

   Communicable Non- Communicable Injuries Indeterminate
   *AOR (95 % CI) *AOR (95 % CI) *AOR (95 % CI) *AOR (95 % CI)
Sex Male 1 1 1 1
Female 0.92 (0.64–1.32) 1.11 (0.67–1.82) 0.77 (0.44–1.37) 1.18 (0.79–1.76)
Age (years) <5 8.45 (5.33–13.41) 0.09 (0.04–0.18) 1.01 (0.45–2.26) 0.33 (0.20–0.55)
5–14 5.36 (2.49–11.54) n.a. 3.91 (1.33–11.48) 0.38 (0.15–0.97)
15–49 1.67 (1.05–2.64) 0.29 (0.16–0.50) 3.60 (1.78–7.29) 0.85 (0.54–1.33)
50+ 1 1 1 1
Educationa (years) None 1.68 (1.04–2.72) 1.08 (0.57–2.07) 0.46 (0.21–0.98) 0.77 (0.46–1.30)
1–4 1.15 (0.74–1.79) 0.81 (0.44–1.51) 0.93 (0.50–1.75) 1.03 (0.64–1.65)
5 or more 1 1 1 1
SEP index Lowest 1.16 (0.66–2.05) 1.04 (0.50–2.16) 1.18 (0.48–2.92) 0.73 (0.40–1.34)
Low 1.21 (0.71–2.05) 0.96 (0.49–1.88) 0.86 (0.37–1.98) 0.84 (0.49–1.46)
Med 0.84 (0.47–1.50) 0.80 (0.36–1.77) 2.31 (1.00–5.30) 0.84 (0.46–1.56)
High 0.81 (0.46–1.44) 0.96 (0.46–2.01) 1.43 (0.63–3.28) 1.03 (0.57–1.86)
Highest 1 1 1 1
Residence Rural 0.65 (0.41–1.05) 0.86 (0.47–1.60) 3.23 (1.71–6.10) 0.87 (0.53–1.42)
Urban 1 1 1 1
Place of death Health facility 1 1 1 1
Other/unknown 0.56 (0.40–0.79) 0.59 (0.37–0.93) 3.57 (2.04–6.25) 1.44 (0.99–2.08)
  1. *AOR (95 % CI) = adjusted odds ratio (95 % confidence Interval). adjusted for all variables listed and for multiple causes
  2. SEP index: socioeconomic position index
  3. aFor participants under 15 years of age, the mother’s educational level was considered