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Table 1 All diseases, overall morbidity and mortality rates compared by age groups and ethnicity. Directly standardized rates per 1,000. Ninth Region of Araucanía, Chile 2003 *

From: Poverty determinants of acute respiratory infections among Mapuche indigenous peoples in Chile's Ninth Region of Araucania, using GIS and spatial statistics to identify health disparities

    Mapuche C.I. 95%   Non-Mapuche C.I. 95%  
  Age Groups Rates Lower Upper Rates Lower Upper RR
Morbidity < 5 227.7 218.5 237.1 186.9 183.1 190.8 1.24
N = 105,906 5 – 14 55.7 52.8 58.7 58.6 57.2 60.0 0.98
  15 – 29 121.5 117.8 125.3 112.4 110.7 114.1 1.10
  30 – 44 120.7 116.4 125.1 112.6 110.8 114.3 1.09
  45 – 59 109.0 103.8 114.4 112.9 110.7 115.2 0.99
  60 – 69 179.7 168.9 191.0 176.7 172.5 181.0 1.05
  70 – 79 279.9 262.1 298.6 291.5 284.8 298.3 1.00
  80 > 332.4 307.3 359.1 398.0 386.8 409.5 0.88
Mortality < 5 8.47 6.67 10.61 2.99 2.55 3.48 2.83
N = 5,509 5 – 14 0.46 0.25 0.79 0.26 0.18 0.36 1.79
  15 – 29 1.61 1.18 2.16 0.83 0.69 0.99 1.94
  30 – 44 2.56 1.95 3.30 1.74 1.54 1.97 1.47
  45 – 59 8.65 7.21 10.29 4.94 4.49 5.41 1.75
  60 – 69 21.69 17.91 26.03 14.36 13.23 15.56 1.51
  70 – 79 51.84 44.79 59.68 34.56 32.37 36.86 1.50
  80 > 145.85 127.68 165.89 107.42 101.72 113.36 1.36
  1. *Source: Own, based on Health Services Araucanía North and South Hospital discharge records