Table 2

Infant deaths by gender in different time periods

Death time periodMale
(n=2006)
Female
(n=2054)
Total
(n=4060)
Neonatal deaths on the first day of life539 (56.0)423 (44.0)962 (23.7)
Neonatal deaths in the first week of life (birth–7 days)1101 (54.8)910 (45.2)2011 (49.5)
Neonatal deaths (birth −28 days)1379 (53.7)1191 (46.3)2570 (63.3)
Post-neonatal deaths (29–180 days)455 (43.2)598 (56.8)1053 (25.9)
Post-neonatal deaths (181–365 days)172 (39.4)265 (60.2)437 (10.8)
  • All values are n (%) unless otherwise indicated.