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Table 4 Rate Ratios for all-cause and malaria childhood mortality 1999–2003 in the Nouna DSS, based on multivariate Poisson Regression

From: Pattern of cause-specific childhood mortality in a malaria endemic area of Burkina Faso

  Variable Level Rate Ratio 95% Confidence Interval p > χ2
All causes Gender Male (vs. Female) 1.10 (1.00 – 1.22) 0.06
  Season Dry (vs. Rainy) 0.83 (0.75 – 0.92) < .01
  Setting Nouna town (vs. Villages) 0.75 (0.66 – 0.86) < .01
  Age Class Neonates (< 1 month) (vs. Children 1–4) 3.99 (3.21 – 4.98) < .01
   Infants (1–5 months) (vs. Children 1–4) 2.01 (1.74 – 2.32) < .01
   Infants (6–11 months) (vs. Children 1–4) 2.45 (2.15 – 2.78) < .01
Malaria Gender Male (vs. Female) 0.99 (0.85 – 1.15) 0.90
  Season Dry (vs. Rainy) 0.57 (0.49 – 0.66) < .01
  Setting Nouna town (vs. Villages) 0.92 (0.77 – 1.10) 0.34
  Age Class Neonates (< 1 month) (vs. Children 1–4) 0.88 (0.39 – 1.97) 0.75
   Infants (1–5 months) (vs. Children 1–4) 1.76 (1.39 – 2.22) < .01
   Infants (6–11 months) (vs. Children 1–4) 2.94 (2.46 – 3.52) < .01