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Table 7 Top 10 causes of death (assigned by study physician) for children

From: The quality of medical death certification of cause of death in hospitals in rural Bangladesh: impact of introducing the International Form of Medical Certificate of Cause of Death

Cause Death (%)
Pneumonia 31.7
Sepsis 10.4
Gastroenteritis and colitis 7.6
Encephalitis 7.3
Meningitis 6.0
External causes of death 5.0
Protein-energy malnutrition 4.3
Other respiratory diseases 3.5
Other infectious diseases 2.6
Injuries and poisonings 2.4
Other (outside top 10) 19.1