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Table 1 Number of deaths for adults, children, and neonates by cause

From: Performance of InterVA for assigning causes of death to verbal autopsies: multisite validation study using clinical diagnostic gold standards

Adult causes Deaths Child causes Deaths
Acute cardiac death 400 Chronic cardiac death 76
Chronic cardiac death 416 Chronic respiratory disease 12
Chronic respiratory disease 218 Diarrhea 256
Diabetes 414 Drowning 83
Diarrhea 228 HIV/AIDS 20
Disease of nervous system 49 Homicide 52
Drowning 106 Malaria 117
HIV/AIDS 501 Malignancy 28
Homicide 167 Measles 23
Kidney or urinary disease 413 Meningitis 99
Liver disease 313 Other acute infection 111
Malaria 100 Other digestive disease 48
Malignancy 1,090 Other injuries 171
Maternal Death 402 Other noncommunicable diseases 182
Other acute infection 263 Pneumonia/sepsis 678
Other digestive disease 166 Poisoning 18
Other injuries 464 Transport-related accident 92
Other noncommunicable diseases 200 Tuberculosis (pulmonary) 9
Pneumonia/sepsis 609 Total 2075
Poisoning 86   
Stroke 630 Neonate causes Deaths
Suicide 124 Congenital malformation 250
Transport-related accident 202 Meningitis 6
Tuberculosis (pulmonary) 275 Perinatal asphyxia 461
Total 7836 Pneumonia/sepsis 250
   Preterm/small baby 662
   Total 1629