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Table 2 Distribution of facilities, number of live births, infant deaths and infant mortality rates at 6 and 12 months of child age in 24 villages of Banfora Health District (Burkina Faso)

From: The high burden of infant deaths in rural Burkina Faso: a prospective community-based cohort study

No Village Health facility exists Distance to health facility (km) Number of live births Twin births Number of infant deaths HIMRa IMRb
Per 1000 Per 1000
1 Létiéfesso No 12 42 0 0 0 0
2 Tangora No 10 41 2 1 0 24
3 Lémouroudougou cité No 15 16 0 1 62 62
4 Gouindougouba Yes 0 44 2 3 45 68
5 Lémouroudougou village No 10 29 2 2 34 69
6 Kirbina No 5 28 0 2 71 71
7 Boborola No 8 41 2 3 49 73
8 Gouin-Gouin No 5 39 0 3 51 77
9 Kossara No 4 22 0 2 91 91
10 Tatana No 3 30 0 3 100 100
11 Kouéré Yes 0 50 6 5 80 100
12 Niamirandougou No 8 39 2 4 103 102
13 Tiékouna Yes 0 28 0 3 71 107
14 Noumousso No 4 28 2 3 107 107
15 Sikanadjo No 19 18 0 2 111 111
16 Dêgue-Dêgue No 14 35 0 4 86 114
17 Damana No 16 42 0 5 48 119
18 Laferma No 7 32 2 4 125 125
19 Zédougou No 11 45 4 6 111 133
20 Tiempangora No 16 35 0 5 57 143
21 Siniéna Yes 0 86 6 14 93 163
22 Kotou No 7 32 0 6 156 187
23 Nafona1 Yes 0 36 8 9 250 250
24 Karfiguélac Yes 0 28 2 8 250 286
Mean (SD)d   - - 36(13) - 4 (3) 90 (61) 112(63)
  1. a1st half of infancy mortality rate (HIMR, i.e. from 0 to 6 months) is expressed per 1000 live births.
  2. bInfant mortality rate (IMR) is expressed per 1000 live births.
  3. cClusters are ranked by increasing order of IMRs, Nafona1 and Karfiguéla located in Banfora subcounty and both with a health facility, had the highest IMRs in this cohort.
  4. dMean (SD) were obtained from cluster-level summaries of the data by village.