Table 3

 Directly standardised mortality rates and relative mortality risks for specific causes of death by socioeconomic status and ethnicity for males

Country of originCause of deathMale
Cause as% of totalrateRR (1+2 v 3+4)
1 (high)234 (low)(95% CI)
DutchInfectious diseases1.80.200.250.280.632.03 (1.77 to 2.33)
Neoplasms32.23.113.503.854.621.32 (1.27 to 1.36)
Cardiovascular diseases25.62.222.813.394.321.57 (1.51 to 1.64)
Other diseases24.63.133.594.196.091.62 (1.56 to 1.69)
External causes15.92.222.733.023.941.47 (1.40 to 1.54)
TurkishInfectious diseases2.60.150.250.610.462.39 (1.09 to 5.27)
Neoplasms17.42.912.323.002.821.11 (0.85 to 1.44)
Cardiovascular diseases18.03.003.222.542.860.92 (0.71 to 1.18)
Other diseases43.35.666.306.846.861.11 (0.94 to 1.31)
External causes18.72.272.523.343.131.33 (1.03 to 1.73)
MoroccanInfectious diseases3.10.200.100.730.503.57 (1.36 to 9.39)
Neoplasms17.01.731.971.632.241.10 (0.80 to 1.52)
Cardiovascular diseases13.61.921.571.761.510.94 (0.66 to 1.34)
Other diseases42.54.374.224.215.341.15 (0.94 to 1.42)
External causes23.82.992.632.753.161.10 (0.83 to 1.44)
SurinameseInfectious diseases5.30.670.731.221.111.66 (1.05 to 2.63)
Neoplasms15.02.012.572.373.471.43 (1.09 to 1.86)
Cardiovascular diseases24.33.824.314.564.501.16 (0.94 to 1.42)
Other diseases32.84.625.595.477.961.52 (1.27 to 1.82)
External causes22.63.154.173.375.191.29 (1.04 to 1.60)
Antillean/ArubanInfectious diseases7.50.691.101.241.641.81 (0.87 to 3.76)
Neoplasms17.92.094.152.894.461.28 (0.80 to 2.03)
Cardiovascular diseases15.92.322.712.823.471.22 (0.75 to 1.99)
Other diseases25.43.763.044.196.901.60 (1.08 to 2.37)
External causes33.32.392.436.447.382.13 (1.49 to 3.03)