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Table 4 Cox regression analysis of risk factors for mortality in the post discharge survival cohort, n = 804

From: A cohort study of survival following discharge from hospital in rural Tanzanian children using linked data of admissions with community-based demographic surveillance

  Hazard ratio P value 95% CI
Lived with both biological parents 1.55 0.11 0.92, 2.65
Lived with biological father 1.57 0.10 0.91, 2.69
Lived with biological mother 1.06 0.87 0.53, 2.11
Was related to head of the household 1.10 0.77 0.57, 2.15
Improper BMI on admission date 1.21 0.52 0.68, 2.17
Socioeconomic status
 Least Poor householdsa 1.00
 Less poor households 0.55 0.20 0.22, 1.37
 Poor households 1.04 0.93 0.48, 2.24
 Very poor households 1.13 0.76 0.52, 2.44
 Poorest households 0.88 0.79 0.34, 2.29
Cause of admission
 Malariaa 1.00
 Anemia 0.89 0.82 0.37, 2.22
 Pneumonia 1.20 0.74 0.41, 3.43
 Diarrhoea 0.57 0.39 0.16, 2.09
 Others 0.65 0.24 0.31, 1.34
Proximity
 < 25 kma 1.00
 25– < 50 km 0.92 0.84 0.43, 2.01
 50– < 75 km 1.48 0.32 0.68, 3.23
 75 + km 3.55  < 0.01 1.77, 7.11
  1. Household wealth status is computed at midpoint of entry period, 2005
  2. CI: Confidence interval; BMI: Body Mass Index
  3. aReference for hazard ratio calculation