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Table 3 Association of the MHDI (and its components) and maternal education on Infant Mortality (unadjusted model) in Porto Alegre (Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil) in the period 2000 to 2017

From: The influence of the municipal human development index and maternal education on infant mortality: an investigation in a retrospective cohort study in the extreme south of Brazil

  Total
(n)
Death
n(%)
RR [CI95%] Value of p
MHDI
 Medium 52,123 613 (1.2) 1.54 [1.38–1.72] < 0.001
 High 182,252 1856 (1.0) 1.33 [1.22–1.46] < 0.001
 Very high 83,066 634 (0.8) 1  
MHDII
 Medium 31,958 381 (1.2) 1.40 [1.25–1.57] < 0.001
 High 137,472 1466 (1.1) 1.26 [1.17–1.35] < 0.001
 Very high 148,011 1256 (0.8) 1  
MHDIL
 High 11,554 139 (1.2) 1.24 [1.05–1.47] 0.012
 Very high 305,887 2964 (1.0) 1  
MHDIE
 Low 59,957 704 (1.2) 1.66 [1.47–1.87] < 0.001
 Medium 136,948 1451 (1.1) 1.49 [1.34–1.66] < 0.001
 High 59,988 519 (0.9) 1.22 [1.07–1.39] 0.002
 Very high 60,548 429 (0.7) 1  
Maternal Education
  < 8 years 92,914 1375 (1.5) 2.75 [2.48–3.05] < 0.001
  ≥ 8 to 11 years 134,210 1219 (0.9) 1.69 [1.52–1.87] < 0.001
  89,143 480 (0.5) 1  
  1. Dependent variable: death. RR Relative risk, CI95% 95% confidence interval, MHDI Municipal Human Development Index, MHDII Income component of the Municipal Human Development Index, MHDIL Longevity component of the Municipal Human Development Index, MHDIE Education component of the Municipal Human Development Index, n Number of participants. %: percentage. <: less