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Table 4 Probability of death among under five children with SAM attending NEMMH, Southern Ethiopia

From: Mortality and morbidity trends and predictors of mortality in under-five children with severe acute malnutrition in Hadiya zone, South Ethiopia: a four-year retrospective review of hospital-based records (2012–2015)

Variables Hazard ratio (CI) *P-value
Morbidity (n = 433)
Kwashiorkor 1.055(0.364,3.058) 0.978
Marasmus 0.936(0.284,3.081) 0.922
Marasmic-Kwashiorkor 1  
Co-morbidity (n = 356)
AGE 1 0.974
Diarrhoea 1.795(.298,10.810 0.523
PTB 5.899(0,947,36.755) 0.057
Pneumonia 1.639(0.361,7.446) 0.522
Others 1  
Admission type (n = 498)
New 0.140(0.057,0.348) 0.001
Repeat 1  
  1. *Tested by using chi-square