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Table 3 Reproduced estimates from DHS reports based on a reference period of 0–6 years (35q15)

From: Adult mortality in sub-Saharan Africa using 2001—2009 census data: does estimation method matter?

   Direct estimated 35q15
Country DHS Survey Year Male 95% CI Female 95% CI Total 95% CI
 Cameroon 2011 0.2322 (0.2186–0.2459) 0.2282 (0.2151–0.2414) 0.2302 (0.2207–0.2397)
 Kenya 2008/2009 0.2306 (0.2132–0.2480) 0.2143 (0.1982–0.2304) 0.2226 (0.2107–0.2344)
 Liberia 2013 0.1508 (0.1359–0.1657) 0.1758 (0.1604–0.1912) 0.1638 (0.1531–0.1746)
 Mali 2012/2013 0.1056 (0.0932–0.1180) 0.1005 (0.0878–0.1132) 0.1029 (0.0940–0.1117)
 Sierra Leone 2013 0.1758 (0.1631–0.1884) 0.1815 (0.1693–0.1936) 0.1786 (0.1698–0.1874)
 Tanzania 2010 0.1951 (0.1799–0.2103) 0.1959 (0.1808–0.2110) 0.1952 (0.1845–0.2059)
 Uganda 2011 0.2530 (0.2338–0.2721) 0.2063 (0.1893–0.2233) 0.2294 (0.2166–0.2422)
  1. Source: Author computations from DHS datasets