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Table 3 Age-standardized mortality rates1 (per 100 000) by causes of death and socioeconomic strata, for the male and female population aged 20 years and older. Rate ratios in the low and middle socioeconomic strata use high stratum rates as reference. Campinas, 2004-2008.

From: Mortality among adults: gender and socioeconomic differences in a Brazilian city

Groups of causes of death Men Women
  Low2 Middle2 High2 Rate Ratios (95% CI)3 Low2 Middle2 High2 Rate Ratios (95% CI)3
  a b c a/c b/c d e f d/f e/f
Malignant neoplasms 209.35 213.69 176.68 1.18 1.21 133.71 133.14 115.15 1.16 1.16
  (145) (205) (212) (1.11-1.26) (1.13-1.29) (107) (165) (196) (1.06-1.26) (1.06-1.25)
Circulatory diseases 375.52 380.50 276.65 1.36 1.38 277.97 240.53 162.22 1.71 1.48
  (257) (353) (334) (1.30-1.42) (1.31-1.44) (199) (297) (319) (1.64-1.79) (1.40-1.56)
Respiratory diseases 157.45 168.69 116.98 1.35 1.44 113.80 86.04 62.61 1.82 1.37
  (99) (146) (142) (1.25-1.44) (1.35-1.53) (76) (106) (132) (1.70-1.94) (1.25-1.50)
Digestive diseases 75.99 71.44 55.57 1.37 1.29 37.1 33.0 25.3 1.47 1.31
  (62) (72) (65) (1.23-1.50) (1.15-1.42) (28) (41) (46) (1.27-1.67) (1.10-1.51)
External causes 161.61 108.95 81.16 1.99 1.34 25.8 26.6 20.5 1.26 1.30
  (181) (117) (86) (1.89-2.10) (1.23-1.46) (25) (32) (35) (1.03-1.49) (1.07-1.52)
  1. 1 Age adjusted mortality rates were estimated by the direct method, using the 2000 Campinas total population age structure as the standard.
  2. 2 The number of deaths in each socioeconomic stratum is indicated in parenthesis.
  3. 3 Significant differences at the 5% level are indicated in bold type.