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Table 3 The sex and cause-specific mortality among adults in Gaza in July-September 2013 and 2014a

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

Cause category (ICD-10) Overall frequency Women Men p-value
2013 (%) 2014 (%) 2013 (%) 2014 (%) 2013 (%) 2014 (%)
Infectious (A00-B99) 73 (8.1) 25 (2.7) 37 (8.3) 12 (2.5) 36 (7.9) 13 (2.8) 0.82b
Endocrine (E00-E90) 46 (5.1) 55 (5.8) 25 (5.6) 34 (7.0) 21 (4.6) 21 (4.6) 0.45b
Neoplasms (C00-C97) 146 (16.2) 150 (15.9) 72 (16.2) 76 (15.7) 74 (16.2) 74 (16.2) 0.82b
Cardiovascular (I00-I59, I70-I99) 230 (25.5) 304 (32.3) 104 (23.4) 153 (31.6) 126 (27.5) 151 (33.0) 0.24b
Cerebrovascular (I60-I69) 126 (14.0) 132 (14.0) 79 (17.8) 84 (17.4) 47 (10.3) 48 (10.5) 0.88b
Respiratory (J00-J99) 51 (5.6) 48 (5.1) 23 (5.2) 23 (4.8) 28 (6.1) 25 (5.5) 0.78b
Maternal (O00-O99) 3 (0.3) 6 (0.6) 3 (0.6) 6 (1.2) NAc NAc 0.17d
Injuries (S00-T98, V00-Z99) 44 (4.9) 16 (1.7) 16 (3.6) 1 (0.2) 28 (6.1) 15 (3.3) 0.05b
Other 73 (8.1) 95 (10.1) 39 (8.8) 38 (7.9) 34 (7.4) 57 (12.5) 0.08b
Unknown 111 (12.3) 110 (11.7) 47 (10.6) 57 (11.8) 64 (14.0) 53 (11.6) 0.16b
Total number 903 (100) 941 (100) 445 (100) 484 (100) 458 (100) 457 (100) 0.36b
  1. aCasualties of the war in 2014 not included. bChi-square test for independence between sex and years. cNot applicable. dPoisson distribution-event-test of at least 6 deaths (3 deaths as the expected frequency)