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Table 3 Mortality rate according to insecticide-treated nets possession, socio-economic status and EIR levels in the Rufiji DSS: neonates and infants

From: Relationship between child survival and malaria transmission: an analysis of the malaria transmission intensity and mortality burden across Africa (MTIMBA) project data in Rufiji demographic surveillance system, Tanzania

  Neonates Infants
Variable n Deaths MR (95% CI) n Deaths MR (95% CI)
EIR       
 0 4,946 101 291.9 (244.5, 342.9) 7,852 132 27.1 (22.7, 32)
 >0.0-1 809 18 367.3 (234.2, 517.1) 2,897 17 11.6 (6.8, 18.5)*
 >1-10 1,323 20 238.1 (151.9, 343.5) 3,842 44 22.0 (16, 29.4)
 >10-100 442 8 285.7 (132.2, 486.7) 1,280 13 20.2 (10.8, 34.3)
 >100 34 2 1,000 (158.1, 1,032.4) 118 2 35.7 (4.4, 123.1)
ITN possession       
 No 5,145 128 344.1 (295.9, 394.8) 6,801 177 40.1 (34.5, 46.3)
 Yes 1,279 21 225.8 (145.5, 324.2) 1,731 31 27.9 (19.1, 39.4)
Socio-economic status      
 Poorest 1,156 21 250.0 (161.9, 356.4) 1,560 44 44.0 (32.2, 58.7)
 Very poor 1,351 37 377.6 (281.6, 481.2) 1,783 47 39.9 (29.5, 52.7)
 Poor 1,514 42 381.8 (290.8, 479.3) 1,963 47 36.3 (26.8, 48)
 Less poor 1,376 23 230.0 (151.7, 324.9) 1,841 41 34.9 (25.2, 47)
 Least poor 1,027 26 351.4 (243.9, 471.1) 1,385 29 33.0 (22. 2,47)
  1. *Significantly associated with mortality (bivariate analysis); MR = Mortality rate; n = person years.