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Table 2 Likely causes of death by age-at-death (in days)

From: Two year mortality and associated factors in a cohort of children from rural Uganda

Causes of death 0-28 >28-180 >180-365 >365-730 >730 Age Unkn Total
  No No No No   No No
Severe anaemia 0 12 25 22 1 2 62
Malaria with others 0 5 13 9 0 1 28
Pneumonia 0 3 3 3 0 1 10
Diarrhoeal diseases 0 5 9 3 0 0 17
Others** 1 7 3 5 0 0 16
Undetermined 0 5 3 3 0 0 11
*VA not done 0 3 3 1 1 0 8
Total 1 40 59 46 2 4 152
  1. *Verbal autopsy.
  2. **Others included Diabetes, burns, central nervous system disorders, tetanus, meningitis, poisoning, malnutrition, prematurity, road traffic accident and cardiovascular disorders. The cause of death for one death that occurred during the neonatal period was neonatal septicaemia.