10th International
Conference on
Teaching Statistics
8 – 13 July 2018
Kyoto, Japan
Contributed paper list

Contributed Paper C132


Statistical Trend and Distribution of the Reported Under-Five Mortality in a Government Children Hospital, Lagos-Nigeria


Adeyemi Aromolaran (Nigeria)
Ademola Fadiji (Nigeria)
Emmanuel Ikegwu (Nigeria)
Yemisi Ajiboye (Nigeria)


Adeyemi Aromolaran (Nigeria)


This work investigates trend and distribution of under five-mortality rate in Lagos Government children hospital for a period of 2006 to 2016. Data used were extracted from the Hospital records, by gender, age and other demographic characteristic distributions. Combination of statistical tools was employed (cross tabulation test of demographic characteristics with mortality rates, analysis of variance and time series instruments) from SPSS and MINITAB. Statistical tests revealed that more male children died than female children (p .05), that there is significant difference in mortality rate by age distribution and more death occurs at age 1 month. Time series model ARMA (1, 0, 1) and MA (1) were fitted for the male and female mortality respectively.

Keywords: under- five mortality, statistical trend, ARMA, Time series,