Mieke Nurmalasari


One of the goals in Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is reducing infant mortality. The trend of infant mortality in Indonesia has decline, but the efforts to decrease the rate is still needed especially in the provinces with high mortality rate such as Sulawesi Tengah. These province infant mortality rates are 85 death per thousand live births, respectively, much higher than national number of 43 deaths per thousand live births. This study is aimed to identify determinants of infant mortality in Sulawesi Tengah, between 2010-2015 using Intercensal Population Survey 2015. Determinants of under five mortality number is investigated using logistic regression. The result shows that gender of the infant, birth type, place of living, age of first delivery and mother’s education impacted mostly to the high mortality rate.


Keyword: logistic regression, infant mortality, mortality rate

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