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Table 1 Under-five mortality rates per 1000 live births and mortality rate ratios by year of surveys and various social determinants

From: Socioeconomic inequalities in under-five mortality in rural Bangladesh: evidence from seven national surveys spreading over 20 years

Social Determinants Year All
1994 1997 2000 2004 2007 2011 2014
Sex
 Male 131.9 120.8 89.8 80.7 74.3 59.6 48.5 87.5
 Female 123.9 113.5 81.6 76.7 70.7 44.6 48.1 80.7
 Rate Ratio (Female/ Male) 0.939 0.940 0.909 0.950 0.952 0.748 0.992 0.922
 P value* 0.138 0.444 0.393 0.609 0.404 0.011 0.986 0.009
Mother’s education in years of schooling
 None 143.2 132.9 99.3 99.6 83.6 57.1 61.4 109.5
 1–5 106.3 102.8 70.8 67.0 74.7 56.3 47.8 74.8
 6+ 102.9 73.0 73.9 62.0 62.7 47.1 44.5 58.2
 Rate Ratio (None/6+) 1.392 1.821 1.344 1.607 1.333 1.212 1.380 1.881
P value* 0.002 0.007 0.042 0.000 0.006 0.221 0.107 0.000
Asset Score
 Low 146.7 105.6 98.0 90.8 72.4 57.7 56.4 84.4
 Medium 134.0 125.9 98.1 82.6 71.4 54.4 54.5 96.0
 High 110.1 105.1 61.7 63.0 75.8 43.8 32.8 72.1
 Rate Ratio (Low/High) 1.332 1.005 1.588 1.441 0.955 1.317 1.720 1.171
P value* 0.002 0.047 0.016 0.034 0.559 0.069 0.001 0.000
All 128.0 117.1 85.8 78.8 72.5 52.3 48.3 84.2
P value* 0.000  
  1. * Based on Wilcoxon Gehan statistic