Adjusted relative risk for under-five / neonatal mortality associated with high parity births, only among children of high completed fertility mothers. n = number of DHS datasets included *Continuous parity: parity 2-3, 4, 5, 6, ≥7. Primiparous births excluded. **Categorical parity: parity ≥4 (reference: parity 2-3). Primiparous births excluded. Adjusted for wealth, maternal education, urban vs. rural residence, calendar year, maternal age at first birth, and birth spacing (for birth order 2-4).
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