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Table 4 Causes of death among children from 5 to 14 years of age

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

5–14 years Female (n = 27) Male (n = 31) Total (N = 58)
  N % N % N %
Malaria 9 28.1 13 38.2 22 38.6
Intestinal infectious diseases (diarrhea) 6 18.8 6 17.6 12 18.2
Accidental drowning and submersion 1 3.1 5 14.7 6 9.1
Malnutrition 1 3.1 2 5.9 3 4.5
Acute respiratory infections (pneumonia) 2 6.3 0 0.0 2 3.0
Traffic accidents 2 6.3 0 0.0 2 3.0
Tuberculosis 0 0.0 1 2.9 1 1.5
Sepsis 1 3.1 0 0.0 1 1.5
Rabies 1 3.1 0 0.0 1 1.5
Otitis 0 0.0 1 2.9 1 1.5
Injuries knee and lower leg 1 3.1 0 0.0 1 1.5
Toxic effects of nonmedicinal substances 0 0.0 1 2.9 1 1.5
Falls 1 3.1 0 0.0 1 1.5
Exposure to unspecified electric current 0 0.0 1 2.9 1 1.5
Meningitis 1 3.1 0 0.0 1 1.5
Malign neoplasms 1 3.1 0 0.0 1 1.5
Unknow (R95-R99) 1 3.1 2 5.9 3 4.5
Indeterminate 4 12.5 2 5.9 6 9.1
Total (multiple causes considered) 32   34   66