Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Local-level mortality surveillance in resource-limited settings: a case study of Cape Town highlights disparities in health

Pam Groenewald, Debbie Bradshaw, Johann Daniels, Nesbert Zinyakatira, Richard Matzopoulos, David Bourne, Najma Shaikh & Tracey Naledi

Volume 88, Number 6, June 2010, 444-451

Table 1. Trend in age-standardized mortality rates per 100 000 (95% confidence intervals) by broad cause group and sex, Cape Town Metro district, South Africa, 2001–2004 and 2006a

Cause group 2001
2002
2003
2004
2006
Males Females Males Females Males Females Males Females Males Females
Communicable diseases (excluding HIV/AIDS), maternal, perinatal, nutritional disorders 168 (161–176) 113 (107–118) 172 (164–180) 110 (104–115) 156 (149–164) 106 (101–111) 163 (156–171) 102 (97–108) 174 (167–182) 119 (114–125)
HIV/AIDS 53 (49–57) 58 (54–62) 69 (65–74) 69 (65–73) 81 (76–85) 81 (77–85) 79 (75–84) 84 (79–88) 73 (69–77) 79 (75–84)
Noncommunicable diseases 803 (783–822) 574 (560–588) 763 (745–782) 551 (537–564) 753 (734–771) 549 (536–562) 741 (723–759) 543 (530–556) 697 (681–714) 509 (497–521)
Injuries 239 (231–248) 54 (51–58) 241 (233–249) 52 (48–55) 206 (198–213) 46 (43–50) 199 (191–206) 49 (45–52) 215 (208–223) 49 (45–52)

a 2005 excluded owing to incomplete data.

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