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Table 1 Coverage change, under-five deaths prevented and under-five mortality reductions by intervention for scenario “Peru national to richest”

From: Remaining missed opportunities of child survival in Peru: modelling mortality impact of universal and equitable coverage of proven interventions

Peru national to richest
Intervention Coverage change from national Peru to richest Peru (%) Additional deaths prevented in children under-five by intervention Percent of under-five mortality reduction attributable to intervention (%)
Full supportive care for prematurity 35.0 5,805 48.5 %
Full supportive care for sepsis/pneumonia 35.0 2,503 20.9 %
Labor and delivery management 11.1 2,501 20.9 %
Reduction of stunting −11.3 1,443 12.1 %
Water connection in the home 17.9 641 5.4 %
Improved sanitation - Utilization of latrines or toilets 37.8 394 3.3 %
H. influenzae b vaccine 4.9 375 3.1 %
Neonatal resuscitation 13.8 361 3.0 %
Reduction of wasting −0.1 287 2.4 %
Antibiotics for pPRoMa 35.0 270 2.3 %
Clean birth practices 11.1 145 1.2 %
Immediate assessment and stimulation 11.1 105 0.9 %
Clean postnatal practices 4.6 90 0.8 %
Oral antibiotics for pneumonia 1.2 85 0.7 %
DPT vaccine 4.9 76 0.6 %
ORS - oral rehydration solution 1.9 30 0.3 %
Syphilis detection and treatment 23.7 15 0.1 %
Vitamin A supplementation −3.5 −5 0.0 %
Improved water source 13.2 −20 −0.2 %
Hygienic disposal of children’s stools −5.4 −25 −0.2 %
Thermal care −21.2 −454 −3.8 %
Injectable antibiotics −21.2 −668 −5.6 %
Promotion of breastfeeding −17.8 −1,986 −16.6 %
Total   11,968 100
  1. apPRoM preterm premature rupture of membranes