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Table 2 Mortality rates by: urban-rural, 3 categories of kebeles and sex of the child, Gamo Gofa Zone, 2014

From: Early days of life are crucial for child survival in Gamo Gofa Zone, Southern Ethiopia: A community based study

Age category By the three categories of kebeles (Un-weighted data) Mortality/1000 Live births [95 % Conf. Interval] P-value
Under-five Non-DSS Rural 52.24 47.30 57.18 1
Urban 33.77 29.10 38.44 0.001
DSS 32.30 28.04 36.56 0.001
Neonatal Non-DSS Rural 25.54 22.04 29.05 1
Urban 13.23 10.27 16.18 0.001
DSS 11.02 8.50 13.53 0.001
Infant Non-DSS Rural 41.20 36.79 45.62 1
Urban 27.15 22.95 31.36 0.001
DSS 25.81 21.99 29.63 0.001
Child Non-DSS Rural 11.04 8.72 13.36 1
Urban 6.61 4.52 8.71 0.001
DSS 6.49 4.56 8.42 0.001
Age category By rural–urban (Weighted data) Mortality/1000 Live births [95 % Conf. Interval] P-value
Under-five Over all 42.75 39.55 45.96  
Rural 43.08 39.76 46.39 1
Urban 33.77 29.10 38.44 0.003
Early Neonatal Over all 15.23 13.28 17.17  
Rural 15.40 13.39 17.41 1
Urban 10.44 7.82 13.07 0.007
Late neonatal Over all 3.44 2.51 4.37  
Rural 3.47 2.51 4.43 1
Urban 2.79 1.42 4.15 0.444
Neonatal Over all 18.67 16.52 20.81  
Rural 18.87 16.65 21.09 1
Urban 13.23 10.27 16.18 0.006
Post neonatal Over all 15.21 13.28 17.15  
Rural 15.26 13.26 17.26 1
Urban 13.93 10.90 16.96 0.480
Infant Over all 33.88 31.02 36.75  
Rural 34.13 31.17 37.09 1
Urban 27.15 22.95 31.36 0.011
Child Over all 8.87 7.38 10.35  
Rural 8.95 7.41 10.49 1
Urban 6.61 4.52 8.71 0.100
Age category By Sex of the children (Weighted data) Mortality/1000 Live births [95 % Conf. Interval] P-value
Under-five Male 49.08 44.54 54.06 1
Female 35.92 31.92 40.41 0.001
Infant Male 39.50 35.43 44.01 1
Female 27.83 24.32 31.83 0.001
Neonatal Male 24.15 20.99 27.78 1
Female 12.76 10.44 15.59 0.001