Table 3

Factors independently associated with infant mortality, Gilgel Gibe Field Research Center, March, 2012
Variables AOR(95%CI) P-value
ANC follow up
Yes
No 2.04(1.04-4.02) 0.03*
Size of child at birth
Average/ large size
Small size 2.91(1.01-8.47) 0.04*
Birth order and interval
Order 2–4 & Interval ≥2 yrs 1
Order =1 2.13(0.67-6.77) 0.19
Order 2–4 & Interval < 2 yrs 4.14(1.10-15.55) 0.035*
Order ≥ 5 & Interval ≥2 yrs 2.59(1.30-5.19) 0.007*
Order ≥ 5 & Interval < 2 yrs 3.80(1.20-11.98) 0.012*
Soap use for hand washing@
Yes 1
No 2.50(1.32-4.76) 0.005*
Perceived benefit
Positive 1
Negative 2.75(1.01-6.09) 0.012*

*P<0.05 @ Soap use for hand washing before feeding child.

Dube et al.

Dube et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:401   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-401

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