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Table 2 Determinants of mortality of women of reproductive age, 1996–2007

From: Trends and determinants of mortality in women of reproductive age in rural Guinea-Bissau, West Africa – a cohort study

Determinant Unadjusted analysis Adjusted analysis
Hazard ratio 95% Confidence interval p-value Hazard ratio 95% Confidence interval p-value
Period       
1996–2007 0.99 0.99–0.99 <0.001* 0.99 0.99–1.00 0.09*
Region       
Cacheu 1 - - 1 - -
Biombo 1.02 0.83–1.27 0.83 0.82 0.55–1.21 0.32
Oio 1.25 1.01–1.55 0.03 1.06 0.83–1.37 0.62
Bafata 1.74 1.42–2.13 <0.001 1.79 1.38–2.32 <0.001
Gabu 1.62 1.32–1.99 <0.001 1.70 1.28–2.26 <0.001
Ethnic group       
Pepel 1 - - 1 - -
Balanta 1.35 1.10–1.66 0.00 1.06 0.74–1.54 0.74
Mandinga 1.39 1.13–1.70 0.00 0.83 0.55–1.26 0.37
Fula 1.53 1.26–1.85 <0.001 0.78 0.51–1.20 0.25
Manjaco 0.88 0.66–1.17 0.37 0.74 0.46–1.18 0.20
Other 1.04 0.78–1.38 0.81 0.72 0.46–1.12 0.14
Age group       
12–14 0.44 0.16–1.19 0.11 0.43 0.16–1.17 0.10
15–19 1 1
20–24 1.00 0.77–1.30 0.99 0.99 0.76–1.28 0.91
25–29 1.40 1.08–1.80 0.01 1.35 1.04–1.76 0.02
30–34 1.79 1.39–2.30 <0.001 1.70 1.31–2.21 <0.001
35–39 1.80 1.38–2.34 <0.001 1.72 1.30–2.26 <0.001
40–44 1.82 1.37–2.41 <0.001 1.72 1.28–2.32 <0.001
45–49 5.17 4.02–6.66 <0.001 4.88 3.73–6.39 <0.001
    <0.001*    <0.001*
  1. *Test for trend.