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Table 1 Respondent-reported causes of death and cause-specific mortality rates, MSF Walikale project, 2017

From: Mortality and health survey, Walikale, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2017: an example of the use of survey data for humanitarian program planning

Reported cause of deathN%95% CICause-specific mortality per 10,000 persons/day95% CI
Fever/malaria5131.122.7—40.90.300.19—0.48
Diarrhoea2414.68.3—24.60.140.08—0.26
Respiratory infection137.94.7—13.10.080.05—0.13
Trauma/accident116.73.5—12.40.070.03—0.13
Measles116.73.6—12.10.070.04—0.12
Pregnancy related42.40.9—6.20.020.01—0.06
Perinatal/neonatal (infant)31.80.6—5.50.020.01—0.06
Violence10.60.1—4.50.010.00—.05
Don’t know74.32.1—8.5  
Other3923.817.0—32.2