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Table 3 Proportionate mortality by of cause of death of under five children, Jimma town, South Western Ethiopia October-November 2004

From: Children who were vaccinated, breast fed and from low parity mothers live longer: A community based case-control study in Jimma, Ethiopia

Diagnosis Number % 95% CI
Malnutrition 28 37.8 (26.81,49.86)
Pneumonia 22 29.7 (19.66,41.48)
Malaria 17 23 (13.99,34.21)
Acute Diarrhea 17 23 (13.99,34.21)
Meningitis 5 6.7 (2.23,15.06)
Measles 5 6.7 (2.23,15.06)
HIV/AIDS 2 2.8 (0.33,9.42)
Persistent diarrhea 2 2.7 (0.33,9.42)
Dysentery 2 2.7 (0.33,9.42)
Congenital malformation 2 2.7 (0.33,9.42)
Neonatal tetanus 1 1.35 (0.31,7.30)
Total    
  1. The sum may exceed the total number of deaths (the tool used is assumed to identify probable and other underlying causes of deaths)
  2. Percentage calculated from total deaths