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Table 2 Respiratory infections, 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 91.7 86.2 97.4 75.1 72.7 77.6 1.22
N = 14,394 5 – 14 11.0 9.8 12.3 13.5 12.8 14.2 0.82
  15 – 29 2.6 2.2 3.1 3.4 3.1 3.7 0.77
  30 – 44 3.9 3.2 4.6 3.9 3.6 4.3 0.98
  45 – 59 8.6 7.3 10.1 7.5 6.9 8.1 1.14
  60 – 69 29.2 24.9 34.0 19.3 17.9 20.8 1.51
  70 – 79 57.1 49.3 65.7 49.4 46.6 52.3 1.16
  80 > 96.2 83.9 109.9 100.8 95.1 106.7 0.95
Mortality < 5 0.39 0.06 1.26 0.18 0.08 0.34 2.20
N = 259 5 – 14 0.00 0.00 0.19 0.00 0.00 0.06 .
  15 – 29 0.02 0.00 0.14 0.01 0.00 0.03 4.17
  30 – 44 0.00 0.00 0.19 0.04 0.01 0.08 0.00
  45 – 59 0.11 0.03 0.32 0.06 0.02 0.13 1.98
  60 – 69 0.61 0.17 1.55 0.36 0.21 0.59 1.67
  70 – 79 2.00 0.75 4.29 1.33 0.93 1.84 1.50
  80 > 22.07 14.51 32.18 8.14 6.62 9.91 2.71
  1. *Source: Own, based on Health Services Araucania North and South Hospital discharge records
  2. Respiratory infections, ICD-10 Codes, J00-J06, J10-J18, J20-J22, H65-H66