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Table 2 Cause category specific mortality fraction: all deaths, age and sex sub-groups

From: Moving from medical to health systems classifications of deaths: extending verbal autopsy to collect information on the circumstances of mortality

Category of COD Neonate (<28 d) Infant (1–11 m) Under 5 (1–4 y) Child (5–14 y) Adult (15–49 y) Mid-age (50–64 y) Elder (65-84+ y) Female Male Total number of deaths n (%)
Infectious   27 (4.8) 40 (7.1) 11 (2.0) 315 (56.0) 74 (13.2) 95 (16.9) 286 (50.9) 276 (49.1) 562 (47.0)
Non-communicable   2 (0.4) 5 (1.1) 1 (0.2) 129 (27.6) 82 (17.5) 249 (53.2) 269 (57.5) 199 (42.5) 468 (39.1)
External   2 (2.3) 6 (7.0) 3 (3.5) 60 (69.8) 11 (12.8) 4 (4.7) 16 (18.6) 70 (81.4) 86 (7.2)
Indeterminate 7 (13.0)   2 (3.7) 2 (3.7) 26 (48.1) 5 (9.3) 12 (22.2) 34 (63.0) 20 (37.0) 54 (4.5)
Neonatal 16 (84.2) 2 (10.5) 1 (5.3)      9 (47.4) 10 (52.6) 19 (1.6)
Maternal      7 (100.0)    7 (100.0)   7 (0.6)
Female 14 (60.9) 22 (66.7) 23 (42.6) 5 (29.4) 291 (54.2) 63 (36.6) 203 (56.4)    621 (51.9)
Male 9 (39.1) 11 (33.3) 31 (57.4) 12 (70.6) 246 (45.8) 109 (63.4) 157 (43.6)    575 (48.1)
Total number of deaths n (%) 23 (1.9) 33 (2.8) 54 (4.5) 17 (1.4) 537 (44.9) 172 (14.4) 360 (30.1) 621 (51.9) 575 (48.1) 1196 (100)