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Table 6 Cause Specific Early Neonatal Mortality Rate (death/1000 live births) During the Study Periods, Before (2005-2006) and After (2008-2009) Intervention Implementation, by Service Area in Matlab, Bangladesh

From: Effectiveness of an integrated approach to reduce perinatal mortality: recent experiences from Matlab, Bangladesh

Causes of deaths icddr, b Service Area Govt. Service Area
  Before n (rate*) After n(rate*) Before (Rate) n (rate*) After (Rate) n (rate*)
Asphyxia 44 (8.4) 26 (5.0) 68 (13.3) 50 (10.7)
Infections 13 (2.5) 6 (1.5) 12 (2.3) 17 (3.6)
Preterm/growth retarded 20 (3.8) 21 (4.0) 31 (6.0) 31 (6.6)
Malformation 5 (1.0) 9 (1.7) 1 (0.2) 1 (0.2)
Other causes 26 (5.0) 8 (1.5) 32(6.2) 21 (5.0)
Total 108 70 144 120
  1. *per 1000 live births