Table 1

 Background characteristics by ethnic group and sex

DutchTurkishMoroccansSurinameseAntilleans/Arubans
Men
Person years (PY) 1995–2000 (×1000)38593.79905.08780.55816.18264.64
Total number of deaths368882203413252895576
Total number of injury related deaths13409262216369133
Urbanisation: % living in highly urbanised area33.274.877.380.068.8
Area income: % living in low income area16.558.756.150.843.8
Women
Person years (PY) 1995–2000 (×1000)39592.23812.04667.16878.59268.16
Total number of deaths3699829516212395487
Total number of injury related deaths7770716214435
Urbanisation: % living in highly urbanised area34.974.177.080.468.9
Area income: % living in low income area16.758.255.649.443.0