Table 1

Cause of mortality distribution by gender in public and private hospitals, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2002-2010
Cause of Death Number Percent a (95% CI) b
Male Female Total
I. Group I 27,568 52 (51.4 - 52.6) 67 (66.4-67.6) 59 (58.6-59.4)
A.  HIV/AIDS 5350 10 (9.6-10.4) 13 (12.5-13.5) 11 (10.7-11.3)
B.  Tuberculosis 5,065 11 11 11 (10.7-11.3)
C.  Respiratory Infections 3523 7 8 8 (7.8-8.2)
D.  Diarrheal Disease 417 1 1 1
E.  Meningitis 1139 2 2 2
F.  Maternal Conditions 1299 0 6 3
G.  Conditions arising during perinatal period 9337 17 (16.6-17.4) 24 (23.4-24.6) 20 (19.6-20.4)
   - Low Birth Weight 2069 4 5 4
   - Still Birth 7614 13 (12.6-13.4) 20 (19.4-20.6) 16 (15.7-16.3)
H.  Nutritional Deficiency 876 2 2 2
II. Group II 14,683 30 (29.5-30.5) 32(31.4-32.6) 31 (30.6-31.4)
A.  Malignant neoplasm 1,531 3 (2.8-3.2) 4 (3.7-4.3) 3 (2.8-3.2)
B.  Diabetes Mellitus 801 2 2 2
C.  Neuropsychiatric conditions 908 2 2 2
D.  Cardiovascular diseases 5,375 11 (10.6-11.4) 12 (11.6-12.4) 11 (10.7-11.3)
   Hypertensive heart disease 1047 2 2 2
   Cerebrovascular disease 1223 3 3 3
   Congestive Heart Failure 1267 2 3 3
   Ischemic Heart Disease 1726 4 4 4
E.  Respiratory diseases 3095 6 (5.7-6.3) 7 (6.6-7.4) 7 (6.6-7.4)
F.  Digestive Diseases 2617 6 5 6
   Chronic Liver Disease 987 2 2 2
G.  Genitourinary Disease 1100 2 2 2
III. Group III 5,776 17 (16.6-17.4) 6 (5.7-6.3) 12 (11.7-12.3)
A.  Unintentional 2527 7 3 5
   Road traffic accidents 1915 6 (5.7-6.3) 2(1.8-2.2) 4(3.8-4.2)
B.  Intentional (Suicide…) 566 2 0 1
Total 47,153 100 (26,928) 100 (20,225) 100

* Totals may not add precisely.

a Values above one rounded to nearest whole number and values less than one were not reported.

b 95% confidence intervals have been provided for major categories and for the leading causes of death.

Misganaw et al.

Misganaw et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:1007   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-1007

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