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Table 2 Causes of death among infants from 28 days to 11 months

From: Main causes of death in Dande, Angola: results from Verbal Autopsies of deaths occurring during 2009–2012

28 days-11 months Female (n = 61) Male (n = 63) Total (N = 124)
  N % n % N %
Intestinal infectious diseases (diarrhea) 23 26.7 31 34.4 54 30.7
Malaria 17 19.8 24 26.7 41 23.3
Acute respiratory infections (pneumonia) 16 18.6 13 14.4 29 16.5
Malnutrition 13 15.1 10 11.1 23 13.1
Meningitis 4 4.7 1 1.1 5 2.8
Tuberculosis 3 3.5 0 0.0 3 1.7
Anaemia 3 3.5 0 0.0 3 1.7
Measles 2 2.3 0 0.0 2 1.1
Hepatitis 0 0.0 1 1.1 1 0.6
Lower respiratory infections 0 0.0 1 1.1 1 0.6
Digestive system 0 0.0 1 1.1 1 0.6
Perinatal period 1 1.2 0 0.0 1 0.6
Burn and corrosions 0 0.0 1 1.1 1 0.6
Accidental drowning and submersion 0 0.0 1 1.1 1 0.6
Indeterminate 4 4.7 6 6.7 10 5.7
Total (multiple causes considered) 86   90   176