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Table 5 All-cause and malaria mortality rates from Burkina Faso for children under five based on DSS

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

     All-cause Mortality per 1,000 PY 2   
Study area N1 Study type Year(s) of study IMR CMR U5MR Malaria mortality rate <5 Reference
Kongondjan area 365 Cohort 1982–86    36.2   [72]
Pissila and Yako area 9085 Cohort 1985–96 90   49.4   [73]
Ouagadougou 6860 Hospital based 1993–94    27.7 13.8 [74]
Oubritenga province. 27577 Cohort 1993–94 102.0 36.4 44.3   [24,26]
    1994–96 101.5 30.5 39.3   
    1996–98 50.3 19.7 23.6   
    1998–00 56.7 26.1 29.9   
Nouna3 4720 Cohort 1993    32.5   [75]
  4786   1994    41.6   
  4899   1995    35.7   
  4840   1996    43.1   
  4895   1997    30.5   
  5323   1998    30.9   
Nouna 353 Cohort 1999    68.0 28.3 [8]
Nouna3 111554 Cohort 1999–03 60.5 23.6 31.9 13.3 [76]
  1. 1 Number of children below five years
  2. 2 IMR, CMR and U5MR is per 1,000 person-years. IMR = Infant Mortality Rate(0–1), CMR = Child Mortality Rate(1–4 years), U5MR = Under-five Mortality Rate(0–4). Estimated mortality rates are in italics
  3. 3 Results based on complete DSS analysis
  4. 4 Result is 2003 mid-year population.