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Table 1 All-cause mortality rates in The Gambia for children under five from survey and censuses

From: Comparison of all-cause and malaria-specific mortality from two West African countries with different malaria transmission patterns

     Mortality per 10002  
Study type N1 Survey/census Year(s) of study IMR CMR U5MR Reference
Gambia Population census 79916 3 Census 1973 243.4   67.8 [52]
  111451 3   1983 182.2   59.8  
  168217 3   1993 87.7   27.6  
Contraceptive prevalence & Fertility Determinants Survey 2521 Survey 1976–80 118.5 53.7 66.1 [27]
    1981–85 103.0 31.6 45.7  
    1986–90 93.6 20.6 34.9  
UNICEF, Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys 3849 Survey 1995 100.8   29.4 [12]
    2000 96.4   27.4  
National Survey on Maternal mortality, Child mortality and contraceptive Prevalence 9359 Survey 2001 87.7 14.4 29.0 [53]
World Bank Surveys plus other National surveys -4 Survey 2004 93.1   26.0 [54]
  1. 1 Number of children below five years.
  2. 2 IMR = Infant Mortality Rate(0–1), CMR = Child Mortality Rate(1–4 years), U5MR = Under-5 Mortality Rate(0–4) IMR is rate per 1,000 live births, CMR and U5MR are rates per 1000 person-years.
  3. 3Estimate of children under five years from census population
  4. 4 Number based on combination of many surveys.