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Table 1 Associations between log standardised mortality rates (log of observed cases/expected cases) for children and socio-demographic indicators adjusted by global mean time-trend among the 115 Manhiça neighbourhoods derived from the Poisson regression models.

From: Spatio-temporal analysis of mortality among children under the age of five in Manhiça (Mozambique) during the period 1997-2005

Covariates Categories Estimate p-value
   (standard error)  
Time Continuous 0.005 (0.009) 0.5736
time2   -0.027 (0.004) <0.0001
% households with WC <74% 0.170 (0.095) 0.3546
  74-82% 0.080 (0.077)  
  82-89% 0.075 (0.067)  
  >89%   
% households with kitchen <40% -0.094 (0.099) 0.5196
  40-49% -0.086 (0.080)  
  49-59% -0.001 (0.069)  
  >59%   
% cane households <62% -0.065 (0.086) 0.1963
  62-72% 0.090 (0.067)  
  72-81% 0.008 (0.060)  
  >81%   
% households with a single construction <54% 0.213 (0.072) 0.0003
  54-60% 0.023 (0.070)  
  60-67% -0.080 (0.066)  
  >67%   
% households with an illiterate mother <49% 0.005 (0.090) 0.4626
  49-54% 0.009 (0.082)  
  54-59% 0.088 (0.071)  
  >59%