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Table 1 Characteristics of Studies included in validation analysis

From: Comparison of Lives Saved Tool model child mortality estimates against measured data from vector control studies in sub-Saharan Africa

Country Study Area Years Study Design Intervention Relative Risk cited by the studies (95% CI)
The Gambia [9] The Gambia 1991-92 Community randomized control trial ITNs 0.95a (0.71 – 1.28) 0.55b (0.30 – 1.01)
Burkina Faso [10] Oubritenga 1994-96 Community randomized control trial Insecticide treated curtains 0.85c (0.70 – 1.04)
Tanzania [11] Kilombero and Ulanga 1997-99 Observational ITNs 0.84d (0.70 – 1.00)
Kenya [12] Bondo, Greater Kisii, Kwale and Makueni 2004-06 Observational ITNs 0.58e (0.35 – 0.98)
  1. a: Measured all-cause mortality in children aged 1-2 years comparing intervention to controls
  2. b: Measured all-cause mortality in children aged 3-4 years comparing intervention to controls
  3. c: Measured all-cause mortality in children aged 6-59 months comparing intervention to controls
  4. d: Measured all-cause mortality in children aged 0-5 years comparing 1999 to 1997
  5. e: Measured all-cause mortality in children aged 1-59 months comparing exposed to unexposed
  6. CI: Confidence interval