A A Statistical Analysis of the Number of Infant Mortality In Peninsular Malaysia

  • Yati Ashikin Abd Wahab
  • Hanita Hashim Department of Computing, Faculty of Visual Art Communication and Computing, Universiti Selangor
  • Siti Hawa Mohd Yusoff Department of Computing, Faculty of Visual Art Communication and Computing, Universiti Selangor
  • Zuraini Ayop Department of Computing, Faculty of Visual Art Communication and Computing, Universiti Selangor
  • Shahida Abd.Latif Department of Computing, Faculty of Visual Art Communication and Computing, Universiti Selangor
Keywords: fertility rate, Infant, maternal death, Mortality rate, regression

Abstract

Abstract: Infant mortality is the death of an infant before his or her first birthday. WHO, 2020 stated that all over the world the number of children died is 2.4 million. There are 117 data that is related to infant mortality that have been included in this study. The aim of this research is to estimate the number of infant mortality by modeling regression between maternal death, fertility rate, and adolescent birth rate. The method that is being used in this study is multiple linear regression. Multiple regression is a regression model with multiple independent variables the independent variables are the number of maternal deaths, fertility rate, and adolescent birth rate while the dependent variable is the number of infant mortality. The analysis was done to study the relationship between the number of infant mortality, maternal death, fertility rate, and adolescent birth rate. Graphical presentations and numerical analysis prove the assumptions of multiple linear regression. The strength of the relationship was tested by using the Pearson Correlation Coefficient. The coefficient of determination is used to determine the value of the proportion of the total variation in infant mortality due to maternal death, fertility rate, and adolescent birth rate. Other than that this study also performed the basic regression diagnostic. This study concludes whether the model is suitable for all the variables used or not.

 

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Published
2023-12-31
How to Cite
Abd Wahab, Y. A., Hashim, H., Mohd Yusoff, S. H., Ayop, Z., & Abd.Latif, S. (2023). A A Statistical Analysis of the Number of Infant Mortality In Peninsular Malaysia. Selangor Science & Technology Review (SeSTeR), 7(2), PREPRINT. Retrieved from https://sester.journals.unisel.edu.my/ojs/index.php/sester/article/view/326