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Table 6 Causes of death among adults aged 50 or more years

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

50 years + Female Male Total
  N % n % N %
Circulatory system diseases 29 27.6 19 18.6 48 23.2
Tuberculosis 7 6.7 10 9.8 17 8.2
Malaria 8 7.6 8 7.8 16 7.7
Intestinal infectious diseases (diarrhea) 3 2.9 6 5.9 9 4.3
Malignant neoplasms 5 4.8 3 2.9 8 3.9
Traffic accidents 2 1.9 5 4.9 7 3.4
Acute respiratory infections (pneumonia) 4 3.8 3 2.9 7 3.4
HIV 4 3.8 1 1.0 5 2.4
Diabetes Mellitus 1 1.0 4 3.9 5 2.4
Digestive system 1 1.0 3 2.9 4 1.9
Intentional self-harm 2 1.9 1 1.0 3 1.4
Accidental drowning and sub. 0 0.0 2 2.0 2 1.0
Rabies 1 1.0 0 0.0 1 0.5
Mental and behavioural disorders 0 0.0 1 1.0 1 0.5
Infections of the skin and subcutaneous tissue 0 0.0 1 1.0 1 0.5
Injury of unspecified body region 1 1.0 0 0.0 1 0.5
Exposure to unspecified electric current 1 1.0 0 0.0 1 0.5
Sepsis 0 0.0 1 1.0 1 0.5
Asthma 0 0.0 1 1.0 1 0.5
Unknow (R95-R99) 1 1.0 6 5.9 7 3.4
Indeterminate 35 33.3 27 26.5 62 30.0
Total 105   102   207