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Table 2 Factors associated with undetermined cause of deatha

From: Verbal autopsy completion rate and factors associated with undetermined cause of death in a rural resource-poor setting of Tanzania

  Neonates and children Adults Neonates and children Adults
  OR CI (95%) P OR CI (95%) P OR CI (95%) P OR CI (95%) P
Age 0.98 (0.93-1.03) 0.381 0.99 (0.99-1.00) 0.09 0.95 (0.89-1.00) 0.09 0.99 (0.99-0.99) 0.03
Sex             
   Female 1            
   Male 1.06 (0.85-1.32) 0.587 0.93 (0.78-1.10) 0.405 1.06 (0.85-1.32) 0.615 0.99 (0.80-1.23) 0.939
Respondent's level of education             
   Primary     0.7 (0.41-1.18) 0.183     0.74 (0.46-1.34) 0.373
   Secondary 0.78 (0.63-0.98) 0.035 0.87 (0.70-1.07) 0.189 0.76 (0.60-0.96) 0.023 0.88 (0.71-1.10) 0.28
   No education 1            
Relationship of the respondent with the deceased*           
   Partner 1            
   Son/daughter 1.11 (0.89-1.40) 0.345 1.11 (0.89-1.40) 0.345     1.35 (1.04-1.75) 0.023
   Parent 1.04 (0.69-1.56) 0.857 1.04 (0.69-1.56) 0.857     1.26 (0.82-1.95) 0.298
   Other 1.06 (0.85-1.33) 0.597 1.06 (0.84-1.34) 0.597     1.21 (0.93-1.56) 0.147
Relationship of the respondent with the deceased* *             
   Mother 1            
   Father 1.11 (0.86-1.43) 0.408     1.08 (0.83-140) 0.565    
   Grandmother 0.87 (0.57-1.33) 0.534     0.96 (0.60-1.53) 0.864    
   Other 1.45 (0.96-2.20) 0.08     1.57 (0.66-3.77) 0.309    
Relation to the head of household             
   Child 1            
   Grandchild 0.92 (0.67-1.26) 0.606 0.42 (0.09-1.89) 0.251 0.92 (0.65-1.45) 0.643 0.41 (0.09-1.91) 0.259
   Partner     1.41 (0.99-1.98) 0.051     1.68 (1.02-2.76) 0.04
   Self     1.15 (0.84-1.56) 0.378     1.42 (0.91-2.24) 0.125
   Other 0.98 (0.68-1.43) 0.929 1.09 (0.79-1.52) 0.576 0.96 (0.64-1.45) 0.862 1.3 (0.83-2.04) 0.255
Residing with mother             
   No 1            
   Yes 1.05 (0.61-1.82) 0.858 0.91 (0.69-1.19) 0.48 0.94 (0.50-1.74) 0.833 0.97 (0.65-1.45) 0.894
Place of death             
Health facility 1            
Outside health facility 1.31 (1.04-1.64) 0.02 0.9 (0.74-1.09) 0.302 1.33 (1.05-1.67) 0.016 0.91 (0.74-1.11) 0.342
  1. ** Neonatal and child deaths
  2. * Adult deaths.