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Table 4 Association of MHDI, MHDII, MHDIL, MHDIE and its classification (in four different robust Poisson regression models) and maternal education on Infant Mortality (adjusted models)a 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

  MHDI MHDII MHDIL MHDIE
  RR [CI95%] p RR [CI95%] p RR [CI95%] p RR [CI95%] p
Classification of MHDI
 Low 1.16 [1.01–1.34] 0.037
 Medium 1.16 [1.01–1.33] 0.036 1.09 [0.96–1.24] 0.170 1.07 [0.94–1.22] 0.305
 High 1.03 [0.91–1.15] 0.637 1.04 [0.95–1.14] 0.360 0.99 [0.83–1.20] 0.978 0.92 [0.78–1.07] 0.284
 Very high 1   1   1   1  
Maternal Education
  < 8 years 1.38 [1.20–1.59] < 0.001 1.39 [1.20–1.60] < 0.001 1.40 [1.22–1.61] < 0.001 1.37 [1.19–1.58] < 0.001
  ≥ 8 to 11 years 1.04 [0.91–1.19] 0.532 1.05 [0.92–1.19] 0.482 1.06 [0.93–1.20] 0.394 1.04 [0.91–1.18] 0.565
  ≥ 12 years 1   1   1   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
  2. aThe model was adjusted for maternal age, parity, number of prenatal care consultations, gestational age, number of dead children, maternal marital status, type of delivery, Apgar, weight (appropriate; low), congenital anomaly, sex of the infant, type of hospital