Global, regional, and national causes of child mortality in 2000–13, with projections to inform post-2015 priorities: an updated systematic analysis

@article{Liu2015GlobalRA,
  title={Global, regional, and national causes of child mortality in 2000–13, with projections to inform post-2015 priorities: an updated systematic analysis},
  author={Li Liu and Shefali Oza and Daniel R. Hogan and Jamie Perin and Robert E. Black},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2015},
  volume={385},
  pages={430-440}
}
BACKGROUND Trend data for causes of child death are crucial to inform priorities for improving child survival by and beyond 2015. We report child mortality by cause estimates in 2000-13, and cause-specific mortality scenarios to 2030 and 2035. METHODS We estimated the distributions of causes of child mortality separately for neonates and children aged 1-59 months. To generate cause-specific mortality fractions, we included new vital registration and verbal autopsy data. We used vital… CONTINUE READING
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