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Definition
Probability (expressed as a rate per 1000 live births) of a child born in a specific year or period dying before reaching the age of five years, if subject to age-specific mortality rates of that period. Numerator: Deaths at age 0–5 years. Denominator: Number of surviving children at beginning of specified age range during the 10 years prior to survey.

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Under-five mortality rate, both sexes (deaths/live births) Children under 5 number of deaths, Diarrhoeal diseases 0-4 years Water, sanitation and hygiene attributable deaths in children under 5 years (Thousand) Children < 5 years sleeping under insecticide-treated nets (%)

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