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Table 1 Mortality from injuries in Guinea, 2007

From: The injury mortality burden in Guinea

Demographics N. of deaths (%) Mortality /100,000 population Mortality rate ratio (95% CI)
Total 7066 (100%) 72.8  
Sex    
Male 3963 (56.1%) 83.6 1.3 (1.3, 1.4)*
Female 3103 (43.9%) 62.4 Reference
Age group    
0-4 136 (1.9%) 7.9 Reference
5-14 836 (11.8%) 31.1 3.9 (3.3, 4.7)*
15-24 1620 (22.9%) 101.5 12.8 (10.8, 15.3)*
25-64 3824 (54.1%) 118.5 14.9 (12.6, 17.7)*
65+ 650 (9.2%) 137.6 17.4 (14.5, 20.9)*
Intention/cause    
Drowning 430 (6.1%) 4.4  
Fire/burn 1519 (21.5%) 15.6  
Transportation 2644 (37.4%) 27.2  
Falls 829 (11.7%) 8.5  
Poisoning 252 (3.6%) 2.6  
Homicide 679 (9.6%) 7.0  
Suicide 11 (0.2%) 0.1  
Others 702 (9.9%) 7.2  
  1. *: p  < 0.05.