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Table 4 Multivariable generalized linear model for the effect of inter-pregnancy intervals on perinatal deaths

From: Effects of inter-pregnancy intervals on preterm birth, low birth weight and perinatal deaths in urban South Ethiopia: a prospective cohort study

Variables Perinatal deaths CRR (95% CI) ARR (95% CI)
Yes (n = 47) n (%) No (n = 2501) n (%)
Inter-pregnancy interval in months
  < 18 26 (3.4) 728 (96.6) 3.18 (1.67, 6.05)*** 3.83 (1.90, 7.71)***
 18–23 7 (1.4) 497 (98.6) 1.28 (0.52, 3.15) 1.45 (0.58, 3.60)
 24–60 14 (1.1) 1276(98.9) 1 1
  1. ARR Adjusted Relative Risk, CRR Crude Relative Risk. RR adjusted for maternal age, maternal education, husband education, maternal occupation, age at first childbirth, parity, mode of previous delivery, pregnancy intention, and wealth status
  2. Keys: *** = P < 0.001, 1 = Reference category