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Table 3 Trends in cause specific mortality rates (per 1000 lb) among children (1-59 months) (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

Time period 1972-74 1982-84 1992-1994 2002-2004 % decline during 1972 and 2004
Acute Lower Respiratory Infections (pneumonia) 31.8 19.0 10.8 8.1 75*
Diarrhea 29.5 21.6 10.8 12.6 57*
Severe Malnutrition 33.0 16.4 10.5 5.7 83*
Injuries 1.95 2.3 2.9 3.3 -69
Other infections 14.5 7.5 5.3 6.2 57*
Others including Unclassified 19.0 12.7 8.6 13.4 29
  1. *Trend significant at 0.05 level.