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Table 2 All-cause mortality rates from Burkina Faso for children under five from surveys and censuses

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

     Mortality per 1,000 2  
Study type N1 Survey/census Year(s) of study IMR CMR U5MR Reference
Burkina Faso Population census 1160003 Census 1975 182.2 32.8 62.2 [55]
  14760003   1985 143.6 24.9 48.4  
  19750003   1996 113.2 19.5 38.2  
Survey on mortality in Sahel(EMIS) 13421 Survey 1986 92.1    [56]
    1987 133.3    
Demographic and Health Surveys 5828 Survey 1992–93 98.3 28.7 45.6 [57]
  5953   1998–99 111.2 33.9 49.2  
  10645   2003 84.9 29.5 40.5  
UNICEF based studies including multiple Indicator cluster surveys (MICs) -4 Survey 1960 199.0   74.8 [12]
    1970 177.5   67.8  
    1980 150.5   56.4  
    1990 125.4   46.9  
    1995 116.4   46.2  
    2000 113.0   46.2  
World Bank Surveys plus other National surveys -4 Survey 2000 105.3   43.5 [54]
    2004 101.7   42.5  
  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-five Mortality Rate(0–4) IMR is rate per 1,000 live births, CMR and U5MR are rates per 1000 person-years.
  3. 3 Estimate of children under five year from census population.
  4. 4Results based on combination of many surveys.