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Table 2 Estimates of the global burden due to pneumonia etiologies in children under five in 2010/2011 [6,9]

From: Deconstructing the differences: a comparison of GBD 2010 and CHERG’s approach to estimating the mortality burden of diarrhea, pneumonia, and their etiologies

  CHERG (2011) GBD 2010
Pneumonia/LRI etiology Deaths (×1,000) % U5 pneumonia mortality Deaths (×1,000) % U5 LRI mortality
All 1,257 100.0% 847.1 100.0%
Pneumococcal pneumonia 412 32.7% 168 19.8%
H. influenzae type B 197 15.7% 184 21.7%
Respiratory syncytial virus - - 234 27.6%
Influenza - - 119 14.0%
Other lower respiratory infections - - 143 16.9%