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Table 1 Relative and absolute inequality of child mortality between the first and fifth quintile across the world

From: Have inequalities in all-cause and cause-specific child mortality between countries declined across the world?

 2000
 1st quintile5th quintile    
(live births)(27393198)(10376885)   
 deathsdeathsRate Ratio95% CIRate Difference95% CI
under-5 child3,823,85370,27920.720.5–20.8132.8132.7–132.9
neonatal (< 1)1,108,36737,41411.211.1–11.436.936.8–40.0
pneumonia (< 1)84,934304106.094.8–118.73.02.9–3.1
preterm (< 1)320,92315,5717.87.7–7.910.210.1–10.3
intrapartum (< 1)330,073384532.631.6–33.611.711.6–11.8
sepsis (< 1)176,629190635.233.6–36.86.26.2–6.4
tetanus (< 1)51,801119,661.72769.6–139,582.41.91.8–2.0
others (< 1)65,85046025.45.3–5.61.91.8–2.0
congenital (< 1)66,55011,1822.32.2–2.41.41.3–1.5
diarrhea (< 1)11,6130    
post-neonatal (1–59)2,715,48632,86531.431.0–31.795.995.8–96.0
pneumonia (1–59)558,3392012105.3100.8–110.020.220.1–20.3
preterm (1–59)46,37122427.97.5–8.21.51.4–1.6
intrapartum (1–59)25,56453518.116.6–19.80.90.8–1.0
meningitis (1–59)134,13399851.047.9–54.34.84.7–4.9
others (1–59)290,43510,42910.610.4–10.89.69.5–9.7
congenital (1–59)60,80190532.52.4–2.61.31.3–1.5
diarrhea (1–59)499,873877216.3202.5–231.218.218.1–18.3
measles (1–59)289,853323438.02431.3–4861.710.610.5–10.7
injury (1–59)121,67365667.06.9–7.23.83.7–3.9
malaria (1–59)521,5870    
AIDS (1–59)139,97262856.9668.0–1099.25.15.0–5.2
pertussis (1–59)26,88051200.1152.0–263.31.00.9–1.1
 1st quintile5th quintile    
(live births)(23974652)(11065174)   
 deathsdeathsRate Ratio95% CIRate Difference95% CI
under-5 child1,577,59859,68712.212.1–12.360.460.2–60.5
neonatal (< 1)621,95132,3028.98.8–9.023.022.9–23.1
pneumonia (< 1)42,66422288.944.9–101.41.81.7–1.8
preterm (< 1)180,82413,4026.26.1–6.46.36.2–6.4
intrapartum (< 1)172,700337323.722.9–24.56.96.8–7.0
sepsis (< 1)115,480159533.531.9–35.24.64.6–4.6
tetanus (< 1)91020    
others (< 1)38,17447953.73.6–3.81.21.1–1.2
congenital (< 1)59,02189163.13.0–3.21.71.6–1.8
diarrhea (< 1)39860    
post-neonatal (1–59)955,64727,38516.115.9–16.337.337.2–37.4
pneumonia (1–59)222,300173559.356.5–62.19.19.0–9.2
preterm (1–59)29,55618057.67.2–7.91.11.0–1.2
intrapartum (1–59)16,18044616.815.3–18.40.60.5–0.7
meningitis (1–59)39,75743542.338.5–46.51.61.5–1.7
others (1–59)185,75094949.08.9–9.26.96.8–7.0
congenital (1–59)41,54671982.72.6–2.81.11.0–1.2
diarrhea (1–59)142,927649101.994.3–110.05.95.8–6.0
measles (1–59)20,10219297.21309.6–66,004.50.80.7–0.9
injury (1–59)97,07454708.28.0–8.43.63.5–3.7
malaria (1–59)112,1941    
AIDS (1–59)30,14862323.91044.0–5173.11.31.2–1.4
pertussis (1–59)18,10614259.050.0–70.00.70.6–0.8