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Table 1 Neonatal mortality rate (NMR) in 2011 (reference [7]) and 2016 in the Indian state of Bihar by age at death, sex, and place of residence

From: Distinct mortality patterns at 0–2 days versus the remaining neonatal period: results from population-based assessment in the Indian state of Bihar

  Mortality rate per 1000 live births (95% confidence interval) Percent change in mortality rate from 2011 to 2016 (95% confidence interval)
2011 2016
NMR by age at death
 0–2 days 20.4 (16.9 to 23.9) 13.2 (11.1 to 15.7) − 35.3 (− 52.2 to − 18.4)
 3–7 days 6.7 (4.7 to 8.7) 5.8 (4.4 to 7.5) − 13.4 (− 39.9 to 13.0)
 8–27 days 5.0 (3.0 to 6.9) 5.8 (4.5 to 7.5) 16.0 (− 17.0 to 49.0)
 0–7 days 27.0 (23.2 to 30.9) 18.9 (16.4 to 21.8) − 30.0 (− 44.9 to − 15.1)
 3–27 days 11.6 (8.4 to 14.9) 11.6 (9.6 to 14.0) 0.0 (− 22.7 to 22.7)
 0–27 days 32.2 (27.6 to 36.8) 24.7 (21.8 to 28.0) − 23.3 (− 37.3 to − 9.2)
NMR by sex
 Boy 32.9 (27.2 to 39.8) 26.3 (22.7 to 30.6) − 20.1 (− 42.0 to 1.9)
 Girl 21.5 (17.4 to 26.7) 23.0 (18.7 to 28.2) 7.0 (− 20.9 to 34.8)
NMR by place of residence
 Rural 32.3 (27.4 to 37.2) 25.3 (22.2 to 28.8) − 21.7 (− 37.5 to − 5.9)
 Urban 25.5 (16.5 to 34.5) 16.0 (9.2 to 27.4) − 37.3 (− 70.0 to − 4.5)
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