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Table 2 Descriptive statistics on mortality at different age groups of child health, October 2001 to September 2004, Rufiji DSS

From: Relationship between child survival and malaria transmission: an analysis of the malaria transmission intensity and mortality burden across Africa (MTIMBA) project data in Rufiji demographic surveillance system, Tanzania

Group Age range n* Death counts Person years Mortality rate (95% CI) (per 1,000 py)
1 Neonatal (0–28 days) 9,758 213 712 299.2 (265.71, 334.27)
2 Infants (0 days-11 months) 13,228 517 9,239 56.0 (51.35, 60.84)
3 Post-neonatal (29 days-11 months) 13,015 304 9,236 32.9 (29.36, 36.75)
4 Children1 (0 days-59 months) 27,049 831 44,286 18.8 (17.52, 20.07)
5 Children2 (29 days-59 months) 26,836 618 44,283 14.0 (12.88, 15.09)
6 Children3 (12 months-59 months) 26,539 314 44,150 7.1 (6.35, 7.94)
  1. *including migration within the DSS area.