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Table 2 Trends in cause-specific mortality rates (per 1000 lb) of major diseases in neonatal age group (1972-2004) at Ballabgarh HDSS

From: Temporal trends and gender differentials in causes of childhood deaths at Ballabgarh, India - Need for revisiting child survival strategies

  1972-74 1982-84 1992-1994 2002-2004 % decline during 1972 and 2004
Preterm or low birth weight 15.8 13.7 3.1 7.1 55*
Birth asphyxia 1.4 1.6 0.92 2.4 -71
Infections (Septicemia + ARI + diarrhea) 7.1 7.9 3.4 3.9 45*
Tetanus 9.8 1.8 0.15 0.32 97*
Others including congenital anomalies 3.9 2.1 1.5 3.4 13
Unclassifiable -- -- -- 5.0 ---
  1. *Trend significant at 0.05 level.