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Table 2 Number and percentage (in brackets) of children who died with RTIs*, by type of chronic condition and age group

From: Contribution of respiratory tract infections to child deaths: a data linkage study

  Mental/behavioural Cancer/blood Chronic infections Respiratory Endocrine/metabolic/renal/digestive/genitourinary Musculoskeletal/skin Neurological/Sensory Cardiac
28-364 days 33 (2.2) 161 (10.6) 36 (2.4) 554 (36.6) 487 (32.2) 208 (13.8) 799 (52.8) 544 (36.0)
n= 1512
1-4 years 229 (16.2) 257 (18.2) 38 (2.7) 623 (44.2) 642 (45.5) 227 (16.1) 952 (67.5) 339 (24.0)
n= 1411
5-18 years 530 (25.0) 496 (23.4) 68 (3.2) 889 (42.0) 870 (41.1) 575 (27.2) 1505 (71.1) 315 (14.9)
n= 2116
All ages 792 (15.7%) 914 (18.1) 142 (2.8) 2066 (41.0) 1999 (39.7) 1010 (20.0) 3256 (64.6) 1198 (23.8)
n= 5039         
  1. *RTI-related deaths are defined using the following ICD-10 codes: A37, J00-J22.
  2. Note that percentages will add up to more than 100% since chronic condition groups are not mutually exclusive and children can have conditions from more than one group.