Table 3

Post-neonatal deaths (from 29 to 180 days) by socio-demographic variables

VariablesMale (n=11 857)Female (n=11 143)Adjusted OR (95% CI)*
Mother's educationNo schooling249 (2.1)312 (2.8)1.4 (1.2 to 1.6)
Primary78 (1.7)103 (2.4)1.4 (1.1 to 1.9)
Secondary122 (0.9)176 (1.5)1.7 (1.3 to 2.1)
Mother's occupationHome24 (2.4)28 (2.7)1.1 (0.7 to 2.0)
Outside the home425 (1.5)564 (2.2)1.5 (1.3 to 1.7)
CasteOthers292 (1.3)417 (2.1)1.6 (1.4 to 1.9)
Scheduled Tribe or Caste158 (2.2)178 (2.6)1.2 (0.9 to 1.5)
Wealth quintilePoorest145 (2.5)185 (3.3)1.4 (1.1 to 1.7)
Very poor104 (1.8)147 (2.7)1.5 (1.2 to 2.0)
Poor73 (1.2)106 (1.9)1.6 (1.2 to 2.2)
Less poor67 (1.1)86 (1.6)1.5 (1.1 to 2.0)
Least poor62 (1.0)72 (1.4)1.4 (1.0 to 2.0)
Place of birthHome283 (1.7)380 (2.4)1.4 (1.2 to 1.7)
Facility172 (1.3)219 (1.9)1.5 (1.2 to 1.9)
ReligionHindu349 (1.3)468 (2.1)1.5 (1.3 to 1.7)
Muslim103 (2.2)128 (2.9)1.3 (1.0 to 1.7)
Distance from the PHC to the nearest point on the highway<14 km307 (1.4)398 (2.0)1.5 (1.3 to 1.7)
≥14 km148 (1.7)201 (2.5)1.5 (1.2 to 1.8)
  • All values are n (%) unless otherwise indicated.

  • *Adjusted for cluster design and intervention group.

  • PHC, primary health centre.