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Table 3 The prevalence of under-five mortality in Ethiopia, 2016 (N = 3446)

From: Determinants of under-five mortality in the high mortality regions of Ethiopia: mixed-effect logistic regression analysis

Variables Total No of children died Under-five mortality rate per 1000
Respondent current age
 < 20 154 14 91
 20–24 793 56 71
 25–29 1025 68 66
 30–34 706 50 71
 > =35 768 69 90
Religion
 Muslim 2962 222 75
 Orthodox 256 16 62
 Others 228 19 83
Sex
 Male 1803 137 76
 Female 1643 120 73
ANC
 Yes 1023 27 26
 No 2423 230 95
Birth type
 Single 3404 246 72
 Multiple 42 11 262
Mother education
 No education 2760 214 77
 Primary and above 686 43 63
Birth order
 1st 595 57 96
 2–3 999 60 60
 4th and above 1852 140 75
Parity
 1–3 1311 86 66
 4–6 1267 85 67
 > 6 868 86 99
Wealth index
 Poor 2618 212 81
 Middle 251 14 56
 Rich 577 31 54
Residency
 Urban 445 21 47
 Rural 3001 236 79
Place of delivery
 Home 2837 223 79
 Health facility 609 34 56
Source water
 Pipe 668 40 60
 Other 2778 217 78
Toilet facility
 Yes 1419 96 68
 No 2027 161 79
Regions
 Afar 1062 90 85
 Somali 1505 103 68
 Benishangul-Gumuz 879 64 73