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Table 3 Seemingly unrelated regression estimates of log ratios of cause fractions on all-cause mortality

From: Progression of the epidemiological transition in a rural South African setting: findings from population surveillance in Agincourt, 1993–2013

Sex Coefficients for ln(P2/P1) Coefficients for ln(P3/P1)
Age ln(M i ) (95% CI) p-value Intercept (95% CI) p-value ln(M i ) (95% CI) p-value Intercept (95% CI) p-value
Female 0–4 −0.60 (−0.91,−0.28) < 0.001 −5.68 (−7.16,−4.21) < 0.001 −0.51 (−1.54,0.52) 0.329 −5.77 (−10.61,−0.93) 0.019
5–14 −0.20 (−1.97,1.58) 0.830 −3.05 (−15.71,9.62) 0.637 −1.89 (−3.78,0.01) 0.051 −15.09 (−28.62,−1.57) 0.029
15–49 −0.49 (−1.01,0.03) 0.063 −3.92 (−6.60,−1.24) 0.004 -1.24 (−1.66,−0.82) < 0.001 −9 (−11.17,−6.84) < 0.001
50–64 −0.61 (−0.97,−0.26) 0.001 −2.69 (−4.21,−1.16) 0.001 −1.15 (−1.84,−0.46) 0.001 −7.37 (−10.35,−4.39) < 0.001
65+ 1.70 (0.50,2.91) 0.006 6.54 (2.56,10.52) 0.001 −4.06 (−6.03,−2.09) < 0.001 −16.16 (−22.67,−9.66) < 0.001
Male 0–4 0.01 (−0.71,0.72) 0.983 −2.56 (−5.87,0.75) 0.129 −2.9 (−3.96,−1.83) < 0.001 −17.25 (−22.18,−12.32) < 0.001
5–14 −0.85 (−2.28,0.59) 0.249 −7.34 (−17.19,2.51) 0.144 −1.8 (−3.12,−0.47) 0.008 −12.98 (−22.06,−3.9) 0.005
15–49 −0.74 (−1.08,−0.39) < 0.001 −4.63 (−6.32,−2.94) < 0.001 −1.13 (−1.42,−0.84) < 0.001 −6.57 (−8.02,−5.12) < 0.001
50–64 −0.59 (−1.05,−0.13) 0.011 −2.50 (−4.20,−0.79) 0.004 −1.66 (−2.29,−1.03) < 0.001 −8.01 (−10.35,−5.67) < 0.001
65+ 0.46 (−0.36,1.28) 0.270 1.73 (−0.54,4.00) 0.136 −1.08 (−3.89,1.73) 0.451 −5.41 (−13.18,2.36) 0.172
  1. M i is the all-cause mortality rate for age category i; P1 is cause-specific fraction for Group I causes; P2 is cause-specific fraction for Group II causes and P3 is cause-specific fraction for Group III causes.