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Table 4 Causes of death overall and stratifed by when the death occurred after initiation of ART, number (%)

From: Mortality in an antiretroviral therapy programme in Jinja, south-east Uganda: a prospective cohort study

  Overall Deaths < 6 months Deaths ≥ 6 months
Cause of Death    
Central nervous system infections 25 (13) 19(17) 6(7)
Diarrheal disease with dehydration 25 (13) 17(15) 8(10)
Tuberculosis 22 (11) 13(12) 9(11)
Acute febrile illness 22 (11) 14(12) 8 (10)
Poor feeding/starvation 14 (7) 8(7) 6(7)
Anaemia 13 (7) 8 (7) 5 (6)
Septicemia 13 (7) 7 (6) 6 (7)
Pneumonia 7 (4) 3(3) 4(5)
Hemorrhage 5 (3) 2(2) 3(4)
Cardiovascular Disease 4 (2) 2(2) 2(2)
Kaposi's Sarcoma 4 (2) 4(4) 0(0)
Trauma/accidents 3 (2) 1(1) 2(2)
Liver failure 3 (2) 0(0) 3(4)
Suicide 2 (1) 1(1) 1(1)
Other 4 (2) 2(2) 2(2)
Unknown 31 (16) 12(11) 19(23)
Total 197 113 84