Table 4

Comparison of cause specific infant mortality of two communities (Hindus and Muslims)

No of deathsCause specific mortality
CauseTotalHinduMuslimHinduMuslimOdds ratio(95% C)χ2P value
Diarrhoea95643115.4610.791.44 (0.92 to 2.27)2.430.12
Unexplained deaths4429157.005.221.34 (0.69 to 2.63)0.600.44
Septicaemia3923165.565.571.00 (0.51 to 1.98)0.020.87
Congenital anomaly372896.763.132.17 (0.98 to 4.95)3.600.06