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Table 3 Mortality estimates based on HDSS and EN-INDEPTH study

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

  Mortality estimates per 1000 live births among children born to surveyed women
HDSS estimate EN-INDEPTH estimate
Bandim
 Early neonatal 51 (4656) 34 (31–37)
 Neonatal 55 (51–60) 36 (33–40)
 0–90 days 61 (56–66) 41 (37–44)
 Infant 72 (67–77) 53 (49–58)
 Under-3 82 (77–88) 65 (61–70)
 Under-5a 88 (82–95) 67 (62–72)
Dabat
 Early neonatal 10 (7–13) 20 (17–24)
 Neonatal 17 (13–22) 26 (23–30)
 0–90 days 23 (19–28) 33 (29–37)
 Infant 30 (25–35) 40 (36–44)
 Under-3 39 (34–46) 47 (42–51)
 Under-5a 41 (35–47) 47 (43–52)
Iganga-Mayuge
 Early neonatal 22 (19–26) 25 (22–29)
 Neonatal 25 (22–30) 27 (24–30)
 0–90 days 27 (23–31) 29 (26–33)
 Infant 36 (32–41) 42 (38–46)
 Under-3 52 (47–58) 53 (48–58)
 Under-5a 57 (52–63) 56 (51–61)
Matlab
 Early neonatal 17 (15–19) 18 (17–20)
 Neonatal 20 (18–22) 22 (20–24)
 0–90 days 22 (20–24) 24 (22–26)
 Infant 25 (23–27) 27 (25–29)
 Under-3 32 (29–34) 34 (31–36)
 Under-5 35 (32–38) 35 (33–38)
Kintampo
 Early neonatal 12 (10–14) 17 (15–19)
 Neonatal 14 (12–17) 19 (17–22)
 0–90 days 17 (15–20) 22 (20–25)
 Infant 22 (20–25) 32 (29–34)
 Under-3 31 (28–34) 44 (41–47)
 Under-5 32 (29–36) 45 (42–49)
  1. Early neonatal < 7 days, neonatal < 28 days and infant < 1 year. aUnder-3 mortality added as Bandim HDSS follow children below the age of 3 more intensively, and some deaths between 3 and 5 years may not yet have been registered through the HDSS