Table 4.4Estimates of the Probability of Dying between Ages 15 and 60(45q15), from DHS Sibling Histories
(per person)

WomenMen
Country19851990199520001985199019952000
Benin0.2010.1870.1730.2500.2320.216
Burkina Faso0.2250.2370.2510.2710.3050.346
Cameroon0.1470.2260.1790.276
Central African Republic0.3080.3670.4690.3480.4180.558
Chad0.2060.2190.1890.207
Côte d'Ivoire0.2040.2520.3400.2570.3190.452
Ethiopia0.4330.3420.2660.5030.4230.359
Guinea0.1890.1800.3250.1970.1880.357
Kenya0.1750.2620.1850.292
Malawi0.2750.3060.4350.2720.3060.464
Mali0.2440.2300.2190.2590.2440.236
Mozambique0.1470.1810.1810.224
Namibia0.1720.1830.3180.336
Niger0.2510.1980.2520.199
Nigeria0.0760.1140.1790.0930.1400.233
Rwanda0.4580.3630.6100.533
Senegal0.1650.1630.1860.184
South Africa0.1350.1470.2800.302
Tanzania0.1270.1840.2660.1660.2360.360
Togo0.1620.2040.1870.238
Uganda0.2740.3390.4160.4150.3100.3950.5110.545
Zambia0.1490.3390.5470.1590.3720.623
Zimbabwe0.0940.1870.3780.5660.1130.2320.4860.726

Notes: — = not available. Estimates extrapolated to 2000 are presented for countries conducting a survey in 1998 or later.

From: Chapter 4, Levels and Trends of Adult Mortality

Cover of Disease and Mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa
Disease and Mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa. 2nd edition.
Jamison DT, Feachem RG, Makgoba MW, et al., editors.
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