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Table 5 Evolution of infant mortality [5, 8, 12]

From: Actions on social determinants and interventions in primary health to improve mother and child health and health equity in Morocco

  NNM IMR U5MR
1992 2004 2011 1992 2004 2011 1992 2004 2011
Rural 29.9 33 24.7 69.3 55 33.5 97.8 69 35
Urban 36.2 24 18.3 51.9 33 23.6 58.7 38 25.4
Ratio rural/urban 1.21 1.37 1.35 1.33 1.67 1.42 1.67 1.81 1.38
Mother without education 35.9 33 24* 67.7 52 31.8* 91.3 63 33.3*
Mother with secondary level or plus 13.8 17 15.5* 20.9 23 20.5* 22.4 27 22.6*
Ratio without education/secondary level or plus 2.53 1.94 1.55 3.24 2.26 1.55 4.07 2.33 1.47
The poorest quintile (Q1) na 38 24.9 na 62 33.9 na 78 35.6
The medium quintile (Q3) na 25 25.1 na 37 33.6 na 47 34
The richest quintile (Q5) na 19 15.1 na 24 18.7 na 26 21.1
Ratio Q5/Q1   2 1.65   2.58 1.81 na 3 1.61
National 34 27 21.7 63.1 40 28.8 83.9 47 30.5
  1. *In 2011: mother with (primary) certificate vs mother without certificate
  2. na: non available