Table 7.1Summary of Mortality Data from INDEPTH Sites, 1995–99

SiteCountryReporting periodDuration of periodObserved deathsObserved person-yearsCrude death rateDeaths under age 5 (%)Person-years under age 5 (%)
AgincourtSouth Africa1995–9951,738304,5307.1115.5413.79
BandafassiSenegal1995–99590141,28633.5753.1619.86
BandimGuinea-Bissau1995–9731,83064,43438.6556.0127.69
ButajiraEthiopia1995–96283472,87319.2041.4916.94
Dar es SalaamTanzania1994/95–1998/99a54,515354,04121.7527.4413.87
FarefenniThe Gambia1995–9951,20181,87221.2345.0517.12
GwembeZambia1991–95557637,08926.8959.7219.37
HaiTanzania1994/95–1998/99a58,106746,86416.0923.1414.30
IfakaraTanzania1997–9931,812159,63920.2841.1716.23
ManhicaMozambique1998–99297367,34420.9735.6617.06
MlompSenegal1995–99537437,05113.7520.5910.80
MorogoroTanzania1994/95–1998/99a59,548538,28630.0129.0313.01
NavrongoGhana1995–99511,278691,67927.7234.4614.10
NiakharSenegal1995–9841,993116,13324.3051.0318.05
NounaBurkina Faso1995–9841,650117,15617.0040.4818.24
OubritengaBurkina Faso1995–9846,967478,31524.8349.6317.40
RufijiTanzania199911,06070,56333.9635.4716.32
Total or average455,3563,979,15523.3738.7716.71

a. Reporting in mid-year to mid-year annual periods resulted in a five-year reporting period from July 15, 1994, to July 15, 1998.

From: Chapter 7, Levels and Patterns of Mortality at INDEPTH Demographic Surveillance Systems

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