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Table 1 Odds ratios of child mortality (loss/death) by socioeconomic characteristics in Tanzania, 2011–2015

From: Bio-demographic factors affecting child loss in Tanzania

Variables Exp β 95 % CI for exp β
Lower Upper
Place of residence (ref: urban)
 Rural 1.2 0.9 1.4
Regions (ref: Dar es Salaam)
 Other regions 1.3 0.8 1.9
 Zanzibar 1.2 0.8 1.9
Wealth index (ref: poorest)
 Poor 1.1 0.9 1.4
 Middle income 1.1 0.9 1.3
 Rich 1.1 0.9 1.3
 Richest 0.8 0.6 1.0
Maternal education (ref: no education)
 Primary education 0.9 0.8 1.1
 Higher education 0.2 0.0 1.8
Paternal education (ref: at most primary)
 Secondary 0.9 0.6 1.4
 Higher education 1.9 0.6 5.7
Labor market (ref: not working)
 Working 1.0 0.8 1.2
  1. Source: computed by the authors