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Table 1 Summary of sociodemographic, economic and clinical predictors of death rate under-five years children in the Tigray Regional State, Ethiopia, from 18 January 2016 to 27 June 2016 (N = 1018)

From: Predictors of time-to-death on children in Tigray regional state, Ethiopia: a retrospective cross sectional study

   Status of under-five years children  
Variables Categories Censored N (%) Death N (%) Total
Wealth index combined Rich 310(30.5%) 3(0.3%) 313(30.8%)
Middle 145(14.2%) 1(0.1%) 146(14.3%)
Poor 520(51.1%) 39(3.8%) 559(54.9%)
Mother’s education level Higher 23(2.3%) 1(0.1%) 24(2.4%)
Secondary 99(9.7%) 2(0.2%) 101(9.9%)
Primary 314(30.8%) 6(0.6%) 320(31.4%)
No Education 539(53%) 34(3.3%) 573(56.3%)
Place of residence Urban 165(16.2%) 19(1.9%) 184(18.1%)
Rural 810(79.6%) 24(2.4%) 834(82%)
Water drink source Protected Water 378(37.1%) 8(0.9%) 386(38%)
Unprotected Water 597(58.6%) 35(3.4%) 632(62%)
Mother’s marital status Married 870(85.5%) 38(3.7%) 908(89.2%)
Divorced/Widowed 95(9.3%) 3(0.3%) 98(9.6%)
Single 10(1%) 2(0.2%) 12(1.2%)
Child vaccination status Yes 671(65.9%) 8(0.8%) 679(66.7%)
No 304(29.9%) 35(3.4%) 339(33.3%)
Gender of child status Female 494(48.5%) 15(1.5%) 509(50%)
Male 481(47.2%) 28(2.8%) 509(50%)