Table 3

Neonatal and perinatal mortality rates by DHS urban/rural residence and GHS-SMOD urbanicity categories, with 95% CI in mainland Tanzania

DHS residenceOverall (Tanzania mainland)UrbanRuralP value
Perinatal mortality (per 1000 pregnancies of 7 months and more)39.1 (34.8 to 43.9)46.9 (38.3 to 57.3)36.2 (31.4 to 41.7)0.0387
Neonatal mortality (per 1000 live births)25.1 (21.3 to 29.6)38.6 (30.2 to 49.3)20.1 (16.2 to 24.9)<0.001
GHS-SMOD urbanicity classCore urbanSemi-urbanRuralP value
Perinatal mortality (per 1000 pregnancies of 7 months and more)56.4 (41.5 to 76.2)37.9 (31.2 to 46.0)35.9 (30.6 to 42.2)0.0277
Neonatal mortality (per 1000 live births)39.8 (26.3 to 59.9)24.8 (19.6 to 31.4)21.9 (16.8 to 28.5)0.0371
  • DHS, Demographic and Health Surveys; GHS-SMOD, Global Human Settlement Layer-settlement model .