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Table 3 Odds ratios of child mortality by service delivery factors in Tanzania 2011–2015

From: Bio-demographic factors affecting child loss in Tanzania

Variables Exp β 95 % CI for exp β
Lower Upper
Drinking water (ref: piped water)
 Open well 1.0 0.8 1.2
 Covered well 0.9 0.7 1.2
 Surface water 0.9 0.7 1.1
 Other sources 1.0 0.7 1.5
Toilet facilities(ref: flush toilet)
 Pit toilet 2.0 1.1 3.5
 No toilet facilities 2.0 1.1 3.6
 Other facilities 2.2 1.1 4.2
Energy sources (ref: electricity)
 Paraffin 1.1 0.8 1.6
 Firewood 0.3 0.1 1.0
 Other sources 0.5 0.1 4.3
Distance to health facilities 0.9 0.9 1.0
  1. Source: computed by the authors