TABLE 5-1Change in Mortality Rates by Age and Sex, Agincourt 1992-2000

Gender and Age Group Period Change
1992-1994 1998-2000 1992-1994 / 1998-2000 P-value Significance
Men
0-4 0.03169 0.05637 2.21 0.0000
5-14 0.00911 0.00766 0.56 0.5849 NS
15-29 0.02920 0.03464 1.15 0.4059 NS
30-49 0.11893 0.20565 2.36 0.0001 *
50-64 0.25108 0.19948 0.65 0.1649 NS
65-74 0.28233 0.34651 1.18 0.1672 NS
75-84 0.58817 0.58540 1.06 0.9797 NS
Women
0-4 0.03179 0.05335 1.97 0.0002
5-14 0.00616 0.00532 0.55 0.7063 NS
15-29 0.01766 0.04413 3.12 0.0000
30-49 0.06728 0.12356 2.50 0.0002
50-64 0.09537 0.15114 2.29 0.0227
65-74 0.20834 0.20700 0.98 0.9653 NS
75-84 0.42415 0.32092 0.65 0.1603 NS
*

Significant change, P < 0.05.

From: 5, Older Adults and the Health Transition in Agincourt, Rural South Africa: New Understanding, Growing Complexity

Cover of Aging in Sub-Saharan Africa
Aging in Sub-Saharan Africa: Recommendation for Furthering Research.
National Research Council (US) Committee on Population; Cohen B, Menken J, editors.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2006.
Copyright © 2006, National Academy of Sciences.

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