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Table 5 Causes of death among adults aged 15–49 years

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

15–49 years Female Male Total
  n % N % N %
Tuberculosis 8 10.0 19 15.8 27 13.5
Traffic accidents 5 6.3 16 13.3 21 10.5
Malaria 6 7.5 10 8.3 16 8.0
Circulatory system diseases 6 7.5 5 4.2 11 5.5
Digestive system 5 6.3 4 3.3 9 4.5
Preg. childbirth and puerperium 9 11.3 0 0.0 9 4.5
Intestinal infectious diseases (diarrhea) 3 3.8 4 3.3 7 3.5
HIV 4 5.0 3 2.5 7 3.5
Accidental drowning and sub. 3 3.8 4 3.3 7 3.5
Intentional self-harm 0 0.0 4 3.3 4 2.0
Burn and corrosion 2 2.5 1 0.8 3 1.5
Malignant neoplasms 0 0.0 2 1.7 2 1.0
Epilepsy 0 0.0 2 1.7 2 1.0
Acute respiratory infections (pneumonia) 0 0.0 2 1.7 2 1.0
Unsp. electric current exposure 0 0.0 2 1.7 2 1.0
Rabies 1 1.3 0 0.0 1 0.5
Acute upper respir. Infections 0 0.0 1 0.8 1 0.5
Conditions of lower respiratory tract 0 0.0 1 0.8 1 0.5
Infections of the skin and subcut. Tissue 0 0.0 1 0.8 1 0.5
Toxic effects of nonmedicinal substances 1 1.3 0 0.0 1 0.5
Complications of surgical and medical care 1 1.3 0 0.0 1 0.5
Handgun discharge 0 0.0 1 0.8 1 0.5
Contact with scorpions 0 0.0 1 0.8 1 0.5
Assault 0 0.0 1 0.8 1 0.5
Event of undetermined intent 0 0.0 1 0.8 1 0.5
Unknow (R95-R99) 5 6.3 6 5.0 11 5.5
Indeterminate 21 26.3 29 24.2 50 25.0
Total 80   120   200