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Table 1 Mortality rates of women of reproductive age over the period, 1996-2007

From: Trends and determinants of mortality in women of reproductive age in rural Guinea-Bissau, West Africa – a cohort study

Determinant Deaths Person-years-at-risk Rate per 100,000 95% Confidence interval
Period     
1996 75 10606 707 564–887
1997 80 11270 710 570–884
1998 88 11360 775 629–955
1999 85 11318 751 607–929
2000 84 11446 734 593–909
2001 119 11635 1023 855–1224
2002 99 11712 845 694–1029
2003 94 11928 788 644–965
2004 79 12183 648 520–808
2005 81 12138 667 537–830
2006 49 13172 372 281–492
2007 73 12925 565 449–710
Region     
Northern     
Cacheu 154 28722 536 458–628
Biombo 183 32776 558 483–645
Oio 190 27888 681 591–785
Eastern     
Bafata 245 26446 947 836–1074
Gabu 234 25850 885 778–1006
Ethnic group     
Fula 297 34467 862 769–966
Mandinga 214 27258 785 687–898
Balanta 207 27573 751 655–860
Pepel 155 27392 566 483–662
Manjaco 64 13037 491 384–627
Other 68 11784 577 455–732
Age group     
12–14 4 2123 188 71–502
15–19 109 23958 455 377–549
20–24 137 29435 465 394–550
25–29 154 24753 622 531–729
30–35 163 20886 780 669–910
35–39 141 17941 786 666–927
40–44 106 13891 763 631–923
45–49 192 8708 2205 1914–2540
Overall standardized mortality 1006 141693 759 743–774