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Table 2 Estimated CSMFs (%) by age and sex, empirical cause method, expected cause pattern method and final estimates, PNG, 2011

From: Estimating the pattern of causes of death in Papua New Guinea

Method Disease Classification Male (%) Female (%)
< 5 5–44 45–64 65+ All < 5 5–44 45–64 65+ All
Empirical cause method Endemic Infections 84 27 25 24 36 85 36 22 24 39
Emerging Infections 2 20 19 5 12 3 22 19 5 13
Endemic NCDs 10 18 32 43 28 10 21 34 42 28
Emerging NCDs 0 12 13 16 11 0 8 14 16 10
Injuries 4 22 11 12 13 3 12 11 14 10
Total 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Expected cause patterns method Endemic Infections 81 20 12 12 27 80 33 14 12 32
Emerging Infections 2 13 11 5 8 3 27 17 5 15
Endemic NCDs 12 24 36 39 30 13 22 35 36 27
Emerging NCDs 0 8 30 39 22 0 6 30 44 20
Injuries 5 35 11 5 14 4 13 5 3 7
Total 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Final estimates Endemic Infections 82 24 19 18 31 82 35 18 18 35
Emerging Infections 2 17 15 5 10 3 25 18 5 14
Endemic NCDs 11 21 34 41 29 12 22 35 39 27
Emerging NCDs 0 10 21 27 16 0 7 22 30 15
Injuries 4 28 11 8 13 3 12 8 8 8
Total 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100