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Table 2 Neonatal mortality rates (per 1000 live births) distributions of the factors in Ethiopia

From: Neonatal mortality and associated factors in Ethiopia: a cross-sectional population-based study

Characteristics NMR
Women's autonomy  
A decision on own health care  
 Involvement of respondents 19
 Without the involvement of respondents 21
A decision on making large household purchases  
 Involvement of respondents 15
 Without the involvement of respondents 21
A decision on visits to family or relatives  
 Involvement of respondents 17
 Without the involvement of respondents 21
Demographic and socioeconomic characteristics  
Respondents age group in years  
 < 25 3
 25–29 7
 30 or older 12
Religion  
 Orthodox 6
 Muslim 13
 Others 3
Residence  
 Urban 2
 Rural 19
Respondents highest level of education  
 No education 15
 Primary 5
 Secondary 1
 Higher 1
Highest level of husbands/partner education  
 No education 12
 Primary 7
 Secondary 1
 Higher 1
Wealth index of the family  
 Poor 12
 Medium 5
 Rich 3
Availability of toilet facility  
 No 11
 Yes 10
Source of drinking water  
 Unimproved 15
 Improved 6
Reproductive history and neonate healthcare service-related characteristics  
Place of delivery  
 Respondents home 13
 Health facility 7
Preceding birth interval in years  
 < 2 6
 2–3 6
 4or more 9
Age at first birth  
 < 18 11
 18–25 9
 26+ 1
Sex of child  
 Male 14
 Female 7
Plurality  
 Single 18
 Multiple 3
Breastfeeding status  
 Immediate 6
 Not immediate 14
PNC check-up within two months  
 No 21
 Yes 1