Table 8

Numbers of VAs collected by cause of death and gold standard level for neonatal causes

Neonate causes

Level 1

Level 2A

Level 2B


Birth asphyxia

461

0

0


Congenital malformation

250

0

0


Meningitis (serious infection)

6

0

0


Pneumonia (serious infection)

84

5

0


Preterm delivery (<33 weeks gestational age [GA]) without respiratory distress syndrome (RDS)

353

0

0


Preterm delivery (with or without RDS) and sepsis

75

1

0


Preterm delivery (without RDS) and birth asphyxia

89

0

0


Preterm delivery (without RDS) and sepsis and birth asphyxia

34

0

0


Respiratory distress syndrome (33-36 weeks GA)

13

0

0


Respiratory distress syndrome (<33 weeks GA)

97

0

0


Sepsis (serious infection)

127

1

0


Sepsis with local bacterial infection

32

1

0


Stillbirth

1,001

1

0


Tetanus

4

0

0


Murray et al. Population Health Metrics 2011 9:27   doi:10.1186/1478-7954-9-27

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