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Archived Comments for: Regional inequalities in under-5 mortality in Nigeria: a population-based analysis of individual- and community-level determinants

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  1. HR or CI incorrect

    Matthew Stevens, Charles Darwin University

    28 March 2011

    "The risks of under-5 deaths were significantly higher for children of mothers residing in the South South (Niger Delta) region (HR: 1.30; 95% CI: 1.76-2.20) and..."

    The CI given or the HR are incorrect in the abstract.

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    no competing interests

  2. Author response to reader comment

    Jolayne Houtz, Population Health Metrics

    28 March 2011

    In re-examining the results, the author discovered a typographical error. The HR with 95% CI for the South West region in Model 4 of the analysis is:
    1.30 (1.26 - 2.20).

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    I declare that I have no competing interests.