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Table 2 Logistic regression and 95% confidence intervals adjusted OR estimates for under-five child mortality risk factors

From: Geostatistical analysis and mapping: social and environmental determinants of under-five child mortality, evidence from the 2014 Ghana demographic and health survey

Variable OR (95% CI) aOR (95% CI) P-wald’s Test PLR Test
Child’s age 0.2458 (0.2033,0.2971) 0.2284 (0.1878,0.2778) < 0.001 < 0.001
Mother’s age 1.0167 (0.9997,1.0341) 1.0327 (1.0131,1.0526) < 0.001 < 0.001
U5 children 0.4384 (0.3713,0.5175) 0.3194 (0.2641,0.3864) < 0.001 < 0.001
Twin: Ref. = Singletons < 0.001
 Multiple 4.5955 (3.2921,6.4149) 8.1103 (5.1978,12.6549) < 0.001  
Mother’s education: Ref. = No education 0.05685
 Primary 0.7409 (0.5317,1.0324) 0.6794 (0.4586,1.0065) 0.05388  
 Secondary 0.7364 (0.5626,0.964) 0.6203 (0.4299,0.8948) 0.01064  
 Tertiary 0.9147 (0.4968,1.684) 0.544 (0.2501,1.1833) 0.12467  
Wealth quintile: Ref. = Poorest 0.28713
 Poorer 1.0304 (0.7505,1.4149) 0.8053 (0.541,1.1987) 0.28604  
 Middle 0.8927 (0.6293,1.2664) 0.6923 (0.448,1.0699) 0.09779  
 Richer 0.8981 (0.6178,1.3056) 0.6212 (0.3899,0.9899) 0.0452  
 Richest 0.848 (0.5633,1.2764) 0.6481 (0.3712,1.1316) 0.12724  
Elevation 1.0001 (1,1.0002) 1.0001 (1,1.0002) 0.04274 0.057
EVI 1 (0.9999,1.0001) 1 (0.9999,1.0002) 0.80514 0.80509
Water proximity 1.0001 (1,1.0002) 1.0001 (1,1.0002) 0.15599 0.15413