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Table 2 Avoidable Deaths by Ethnicity and Age Group, 2003–7

From: The cost of child health inequalities in Aotearoa New Zealand: a preliminary scoping study

Age group Māori avoidable deaths (N) Māori rate/100,000 Non-Māori avoidable deaths (N) Non-Māori rate/100,000 Rate ratio (95% CI) Expected Māori deaths if Māori rate equaled non- Māori rate “Excess” Māori deaths (2003–7)
0- < 28days 260 300.65 593 278.48 1.08 (0.93–1.25) 240.8 19.17
28days- <1 year 302 349.22 279 131.02 2.67 (2.27–3.14) 113.3 188.69
1 year- < 5years 98 33.62 139 16.43 2.05 (1.58–2.65) 47.9 50.09
5years- < 15yrs 132 18.53 184 7.98 2.32 (1.86–2.90) 56.8 75.17
Total 792 72.62 1195 35.50 2.05 (1.87–2.24) n.a. 333.12