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Table 2 Cox’s regression coefficients and hazard ratios (HR) with 95% confidence intervals (CIs) of under-five mortality associated with independent variables in rural Bangladesh, 1994–2014

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

Independent variables Coefficients (βs) P value Hazard Ratio (95% CIs)
Year***   0.000  
 1994 0.822 0.000 2.274 (1.937–2.669)
 1997 0.736 0.000 2.087 (1.765–2.467)
 2000 0.486 0.000 1.626 (1.374–1.924)
 2004 0.451 0.000 1.570 (1.324–1.862)
 2007 0.354 0.000 1.424 (1.191–1.703)
 2011 0.084 0.341 1.088 (0.914–1.295)
 2014 Reference   1.0
Sex*   0.016  
 Male 0.094 0.016 1.098 (1.018–1.185)
 Female Reference   1.0
Mother’s education***   0.000  
 None 0.297 0.000 1.345 (1.196–1.514)
 1–5 years 0.106 0.076 1.112 (0.989–1.249)
 6 years+ Reference   1.0
Asset score**   0.001  
 Low 0.193 0.000 1.213 (1.088–1.351)
 Middle 0.175 0.001 1.191 (1.078–1.316)
 High Reference   1.0
  1. Note: Significance level *** - P < .001; ** - P < .01; * - P < .05;