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Table 4 Crude death rates, by age and study period for all regions affected

From: Health impacts of the July 2010 heat wave in Québec, Canada

Age group Period Deaths
   n* Crude rates per 100,000 person-days (95% CI)
0-64 years 2005-2009 178 0.49 (0.46–0.52)
  2010 240 0.65 (0.58–0.74)
65-74 years 2005-2009 132 3.99 (3.70–4.31)
  2010 160 4.40 (3.77–5.14)
75+ years 2005-2009 450 15.99 (15.34–16.66)
  2010 639 21.22 (19.64–22.93)
  1. The 2010 rates, statistically different from the comparison rates (2005–2009) based on the confidence intervals (CI), are shown in bold.
  2. * Average numbers for the 2005–2009 period.