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Table 1 Characteristics of the mortality in Gaza in 2013 and 2014

From: The mortality in Gaza in July—September 2014: a retrospective chart-review study

  July-September 2013a July-September 2014a
  Total Female Male Total Female Male
Number of deaths (%)b 1232 583 (47.3) 649 (52.7) 1241 621 (50.0) 620 (50.0)
Mean age at death (years)b 49.7 53.4 46.4 52.4 55.2 49.7
Crude mortalityb 7.2 7.0 7.5 7.1 7.2 6.9
Age-standardised mortalityb, c 14.3 12.7 16.3 14.6 13.6 15.8
Age-standardised mortalityb, d 17.1 15.3 19.2 17.5 16.3 19.2
Non-trauma deaths (%) 1151 558 (48.5) 593 (51.5) 1198 612 (51.1) 586 (49.0)
Non-trauma death among adultse (%) 859 429 (49.9) 430 (50.1) 926 483 (52.2) 442 (47.8)
Crude, non-trauma mortality among adultse 11.3 11.4 11.2 11.6 12.3 11.0
Non-trauma mortality among adults, age-standardisedc, e 12.4 11.1 14.0 13.2 12.5 14.2
War related adult deaths 1f 0 1f 1669g 299g 1370g
War related child deaths 0 0 0 551g NAh NAh
  1. aThe mortality per 10 000 population. bCasualties of the war not included. cWorld (Segi)-standard [21]
  2. dWHO world standard. e≥20 years. fOCHA [46]. gOCHA [1]. hNot available