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Table 2 Sample characteristics by mortality status at end of follow-up on 31st December 2013, ONS Longitudinal Study

From: Association of childhood out-of-home care status with all-cause mortality up to 42-years later: Office of National Statistics Longitudinal Study

 TOTAL
(n = 353,601)
Dead
(n = 8814)
Alive
(n = 344,787)
p-value (difference by death status)
1st observation (baseline)
Median age (SIQR)353,6019.0 (10.0)7.0 (6.5)0.0001
Gender (%)   < 0.0005
 Male180,9055607 (3.10)175,298 (96.90) 
 Female172,6963207 (1.86)169,489 (98.14) 
Country of birth (%)   < 0.0005
 UK338,6618514 (2.51)330,147 (97.49) 
 Other14,940300 (2.01)14,640 (97.99) 
Census year (%)   < 0.0005
 1971135,8106631 (4.88)129,179 (95.12) 
 198173,6671428 (1.94)72,239 (98.06) 
 199174,440583 (0.78)73,857 (99.22) 
 200169,684172 (0.25)69,512 (99.75) 
In Care (%)   < 0.0005
 Yes5681227 (4.00)5454 (97.53) 
 No347,9208587 (2.47)339,333 (96.00) 
2nd observation
In Care (%)   < 0.0005
 Yes224269 (3.08)2173 (96.92) 
 No135,6962421 (1.78)133,275 (98.22) 
Follow-up
 Median age of death or censoring (SIQR)353,80140.0 (37.5)38.0 (37.5)0.023
  1. ONS Office of National Statistics; SIQR Semi inter-quartile range.