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Table 4 Probability of dying between age 15 and 60 years (45q15) estimated from DHS sibling histories

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

   Directly estimated 45q15 INDEPTH model smoothed estimated 45q15
Country DHS Survey Year Male 95% CI Female 95% CI Total 95% CI Male Female
 Cameroon 2011 0.3943 (0.3723–0.4163) 0.3077 (0.2903–0.3251) 0.3517 (0.3377–0.3657) 0.5626 0.5696
 Kenya 2008/2009 0.3814 (0.3543–0.4085) 0.2848 (0.2639–0.3057) 0.3348 (0.3177–0.3519) 0.5740 0.6043
 Liberia 2013 0.2504 (0.2269–0.2739) 0.2586 (0.2367–0.2806) 0.2553 (0.2392–0.2714) 0.3744 0.4605
 Mali 2012/2013 0.1629 (0.1441–0.1816) 0.1865 (0.1635–0.2094) 0.1735 (0.1589–0.1881) 0.2478 0.3088
 Sierra Leone 2013 0.2577 (0.2397–0.2757) 0.2642 (0.2469–0.2814) 0.2610 (0.2486–0.2735) 0.3828 0.3923
 Tanzania 2010 0.3215 (0.2974–0.3455) 0.2796 (0.2586–0.3006) 0.3012 (0.2853–0.3172) 0.4584 0.5604
 Uganda 2011 0.4227 (0.3922–0.4532) 0.2920 (0.2688–0.3152) 0.3581 (0.3389–0.3772) 0.6197 0.5964
  1. Source: Author computations from DHS datasets
  2. *Reference period for the deaths 6 years before the survey