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Table 1 Deaths and person-time observed for BRHP DSS (6,345 deaths among 413,965 person-years aged under 20) and Ethiopian DHS data (10,517 deaths among 544,598 person-years aged under 20).

From: DSS and DHS: longitudinal and cross-sectional viewpoints on child and adolescent mortality in Ethiopia

   BRHP DSS Ethiopia DHS
factor level deaths person-years (000s) deaths person-years (000s)
age group < 1 year 2,328 24.8 5,227 49.0
  1 to 4 years 2,242 89.9 3,349 170.0
  5 to 19 years 1,775 299.3 1,941 325.6
sex female 3,016 207.9 4,785 264.3
  male 3,329 206.1 5,732 280.3
residence rural 5,812 330.2 9,431 439.9
  urban 533 83.7 1,086 104.7
year 1987 202 16.4 576 17.1
  1988 480 17.5 554 19.2
  1989 391 18.6 636 21.1
  1990 356 19.8 677 23.5
  1991 518 20.5 698 26.2
  1992 248 20.8 783 28.8
  1993 352 21.2 760 31.5
  1994 388 21.7 795 34.0
  1995 245 21.6 715 36.7
  1996 259 22.1 676 39.5
  1997 351 23.2 710 42.6
  1998 540 25.1 736 45.6
  1999 844 25.8 746 48.6
  2000 274 26.9 403 28.2
  2001 208 27.4 285 23.4
  2002 237 27.9 262 24.9
  2003 254 28.3 246 26.2
  2004 198 28.4 259 27.6
region Tigray - - 976 53.2
  Affar - - 751 31.4
  Amhara - - 1,686 84.7
  Oromiya - - 1,977 98.9
  Somali - - 550 36.7
  Ben-Gumuz - - 839 35.1
  SNNP - - 1,848 84.1
  Gambela - - 597 24.4
  Harari - - 497 27.2
  Addis Ababa - - 283 42.0
  Dire Dawa - - 513 27.0