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Table 1 Mortality rate ratios (95% confidence intervals) in relation to age group, residence, time and gender; Butajira 1987–2004

From: Young adult and middle age mortality in Butajira demographic surveillance site, Ethiopia: lifestyle, gender and household economy

parameter Level Unadjusted rate ratio
(95% CI)
adjusted rate ratio
(95% CI)
age group 15–44 years 1.00 1.00
  45–64 years 3.38 (3.14 to 3.64) 3.30 (3.06 to 3.55)
gender Female 1.00 1.00
  Male 1.05 (0.98 to 1.13) 1.03 (0.95 to 1.10)
period 1987–1992 1.00 1.00
  1993–1998 0.95 (0.86 to 1.04) 0.92 (0.84 to 1.02)
  1998–2004 0.71 (0.64 to 0.78) 0.73 (0.67 to 0.81)
area Urban 1.00 1.00
  Rural 1.79 (1.60 to 2.02) 1.62 (1.44 to 1.82)