Volume 6, Issue 4, July 2017, Page: 209-213
Geostatistics Analysis of Infant Mortality Rate in Ethiopia
Montasir Ahmed Osman Mohamed, Scientific Research and Development Center, Nawroz University, Kurdistan Region, Iraq
Received: May 17, 2017;       Accepted: May 24, 2017;       Published: Jul. 10, 2017
DOI: 10.11648/j.ajtas.20170604.17      View  2195      Downloads  114
In this paper, spatial statistical analysis of infant mortality rate in Ethiopia is addressed. The analysis investigated of a significance spatial autocorrelation attendance as well as an adapting of a generalized linear mixed model with spatial covariance structure. The results showed the distribution is much spatially associated. Some geographical, economical and healthy variables are used to estimate the model. Several examined variables have a significant effect in the model contrast to other have an insignificant impact. The results highlight the role of improving education to decline the risk of infant mortality rate. Male and children with extra weight are higher exposed and the risk is highly different from one zone to another.
Spatial Statistics, Infant Mortality, Generalized Models, Mixed Models, Moran’s I
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Montasir Ahmed Osman Mohamed, Geostatistics Analysis of Infant Mortality Rate in Ethiopia, American Journal of Theoretical and Applied Statistics. Vol. 6, No. 4, 2017, pp. 209-213. doi: 10.11648/j.ajtas.20170604.17
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