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Table 2 Male to female burn mortality rate ratios (with 95% CI) by population and age group (in years) during childhood and over the life span

From: Demographic and circumstantial accounts of burn mortality in Cape Town, South Africa, 2001-2004: An observational register based study

Population Group Children (n = 125) All ages (n = 962)
  0-2 3-6 7-12 13-15 0-15 16-24 25-38 39-50 51+ All ages
Black 1.2
(0.5;2.9)
0.6
(0.2;1.6)
1.6
(0.6;4.7)
3.1
(0.5;31.2)
1.2
(0.7;1.9)
2.1
(1.4;3.3)
3.2
(2.4;4.3)
2.5
(1.6;3.8)
1.6
(0.8;3.3)
2.3
(2.0;2.8)
Coloured 1.5
(0.5;5.0)
2.0
(0.7;6.4)
3.9
(0.8;38.0)
4.9
(0.6;233.3)
2.2
(1.2;4.4)
1.4
(0.8;2.6)
2.1
(1.4;3.1)
2.7
(1.6;4.4)
1.5
(0.8;2.8)
2.0
(1.6;2.5)
Other n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 1.6
(0.2;19)
1.5
(0.4;6.2)
2.3
(0.9;6.8)
Total 1.3
(0.7;2.6)
1.0
(0.5;2.0)
2.1
(0.9;5.2)
3.7
(1.0;20.5)
1.5
(1.0;2.2)
1.9
(1.3;2.6)
2.8
(2.3;3.6)
2.5
(1.8;3.5)
1.6
(1.0;2.4)
2.2
(2.0;2.6)