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Table 2 Comparisons of estimates of neonatal mortality with the estimates of two official sources of information 1) the Brazilian monitoring report on the MDGs 2004 and 2) the 2008 Report on Basic Health Indicators

From: Sub-national assessment of inequality trends in neonatal and child mortality in Brazil

Region Indicadores Basicos para saude no Brasil Report (2000)* MDGs Report NNM (2001)** Predicted NNM (2000)
    Mean [95% CI]
NE 24.5 26.3 25.5 [25.2, 25.7]
N 18.7 18.4 18.3 [17.8, 18.9]
CW 14.2 14.6 14.2 [13.9, 14.6]
SE 12.3 12.5 13.4 [13.1, 13.7]
S 10.9 10.6 10 [9.7, 10.1]
  1. * Estimates are produced using census data for some states [27] and for the remaining states estimates are produced using data for the Mortality Information System (SIM) and from the Live births Information System (SINASC).
  2. ** Estimates are produced combining census data and survey data of the Pesquisa Nacional por Amostra de Domicílio - PNAD.