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Table 2 Causes of death in the past year according to age

From: Deaths from surgical conditions in Malawi - a randomised cross-sectional Nationwide household survey

  Injury Infected wound Bleed from child birth Regional Body mass Congenital deformity Acquired deformity Acute Abdominal distention Surgical deaths Non-surgical/
Medical
0–4 yrs 1 3 0 7 11 0 5 27 152
5–17 yrs 3 1 1 4 2 0 7 18 49
18–49 yrs 14 8 10 10 0 5 13 60 115
Above 50 yrs 13 3 1 14 2 4 2 39 88
Unknown age 0 2 0 0 1 3 0 6 4
Surgical deaths:
n (%)
31 (21.5%) 15 (10.4%) 12 (8.3%) 35 (24.3%) 15 (10.4%) 9 (6.3%) 27 (18.0%) 150 (26.9%) 408 (73.1%
  1. Total deaths 150, 10 missing data for age