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Table 2 Distribution of community-level characteristics by region of residence

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

Characteristics North Central N (%) North East
N (%)
North West
N (%)
South East
N (%)
South South
N (%)
South West
N (%)
Total
N
Community mother's education        ***
Low 93 (9) 485 (33) 797 (44) 70 (13) 53 (9) 116 (19) 1,614
Middle 510 (50) 821 (55) 841 (46) 205 (39) 263 (47) 252 (40) 2,892
High 412 (41) 181 (12) 183 (10) 259 (48) 244 (44) 254 (41) 1,523
Community hospital delivery        ***
Low 88 (9) 543 (36) 866 (48) 8 (1) 2 (0) 8 (1) 1,515
Middle 640 (63) 869 (59) 891 (49) 134 (26) 317 (57) 154 (25) 3,005
High 287 (28) 75 (5) 64 (3) 382 (73) 241 (43) 460 (74) 1.509
Community prenatal care by doctor        ***
Low 511 (50) 1,349 (91) 1,774 (97) 78 (15) 61 (11) 81 (13) 3,854
High 504 (50) 138 (9) 47 (3) 446 (85) 499 (89) 541 (87) 2,175
  1. *p < .05; **p < .01; ***p < .001