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Table 2 Summary of EN-INDEPTH and HDSS data for children born to interviewed women

From: Neonatal and child mortality data in retrospective population-based surveys compared with prospective demographic surveillance: EN-INDEPTH study

  Bandim (Guinea-Bissau) Dabat (Ethiopia) IgangaMayuge (Uganda) Matlab (Bangladesh) Kintampo (Ghana)
Survey HDSS Survey HDSS Survey HDSS Survey HDSS Survey HDSS
Number of women interviewed 9492 12,593 13,437 21,462 12,192
 Number of women with children contributing survival information (% of interviewed)a 9319 (99%) 9184 (97%) 7781 (87%) 4933 (55%) 6901 (84%) 5929 (86%) 20,484 (97%) 20,446 (95%) 12,083 (99%) 11,633 (96%)
 Number of children contributing survival timea 18,423 16,191 16,029 7999 16,044 12,401 32,308 31,992 27,013 15,185
 Number of under-five deathsa 766 753 390 166 477 352 717 668 714 396
 Number of infant deathsa 624 636 326 122 350 216 554 500 494 285
 Number of neonatal deathsa 432 480 212 68 225 150 451 403 302 177
 Ratio of HDSS/survey births 0.88 0.50 0.77 0.99 0.56
 Ratio of HDSS/survey deaths 0.98 0.43 0.74 0.93 0.55
 Ratio of ratiosb 1.12 0.85 0.95 0.94 0.99
Number of women interviewed stating to have lived in area > 5 years 5895 (62%) 11476 (91%) 11854 (88%) 16252 (76%) 11084 (91%)
 Number of women with children contributing survival information (% of interviewed)a 5773 (98%) 5706 (97%) 7160 (62%) 4671 (41%) 5714 (48%) 5011 (42%) 15570 (96%) 15556 (96%) 10986 (99%) 10566 (95%)
 Number of children contributing survival timea 12,013 11,103 15,043 7,665 13,588 10,866 26,003 25,836 24,680 13,888
 Number of under-five deathsa 489 526 351 158 382 322 525 509 643 371
 Number of infant deathsa 403 433 289 114 266 194 391 363 443 265
 Number of neonatal deathsa 276 317 184 61 167 134 308 282 271 162
 Ratio of HDSS/survey births 0.92 0.51 0.80 0.99 0.56
 Ratio of HDSS/survey deaths 1.08 0.45 0.84 0.97 0.58
 Ratio of ratiosb 1.16 0.88 1.05 0.98 1.03
  1. aDuring the past 5 years. Note that the sampling frame differed by HDSS site, among all women with a registered birth outcome in the past 5 years in Bandim, Matlab and Kintampo, but among all women in Dabat and IgangaMayuge
  2. bRatio of HDSS deaths/survey deaths divided by ratio of HDSS births/survey births