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Table 3 Baseline regression models predicting nutritional status, infant mortality and child mortality

From: Social inequality and children’s health in Africa: a cross sectional study

  Nutritional status Neonatal mortality (odds ratios) Child mortality rate
Maternal education 4.88* .956* .914*
Urban residence 7.49* .957* .949*
Wealth 21.03* .998 .942*
Control variables:    
Child age -2.07* --  
Husband present -1.68 1.080* 1.078*
Husband-secondary education 8.69* .957 .951*
Birth order -3.45* 1.063* 1.081*
Twin -32.13* 2.745* 1.993*
Female 14.78* .717* .859*
Maternal age 1.84* .984* .981*
Household size .35* .920* .926*
Mother married 2.60* .945 .879*
Mother employed .10 1.086* 1.043*
Constant -150.35 .099 --
  1. *p < .05