Table 5

 Relative risk by cause of death and age group for ethnic minorities compared with native Dutch population. Men and women combined

Age groupsRelative risk* (95% confidence intervals)
0–1415–2425–4950+
*Ethnic minorities compared with the native Dutch population, adjustment for age, sex, area income, and urbanisation degree.
Total injury related mortality 1.51 (1.20,1.88) 1.36 (1.19,1.56) 1.07 (0.98,1.16) 0.82 (0.70,0.97)
Traffic injuries1.05 (0.68,1.62)1.02 (0.82,1.26) 1.27 (1.07,1.52) 1.04 (0.75,1.43)
    Car driver and passenger accidents1.65 (0.72,3.77)1.18 (0.88,1.59) 1.58 (1.26,1.98) 1.29 (0.78,2.15)
    Pedestrian accidents1.20 (0.56,2.57)1.53 (0.76,3.09) 2.92 (1.72,4.96) 1.71 (0.89,3.29)
    Cyclists accidents0.62 (0.26,1.48)0.59 (0.23,1.52)1.04 (0.53,2.06)0.65 (0.30,1.37)
    Motorcyclists accidents0.76 (0.07,7.87)0.76 (0.48,1.18) 0.47 (0.25,0.87) 0
    Other traffic injuries1.31 (0.29,5.99)0.98 (0.48,2.01)0.70 (0.38,1.28)1.47 (0.64,3.39)
Non-traffic injuries 2.13 (1.57,2.89) 1.24 (0.76,2.01)0.94 (0.76,1.17)0.98 (0.74,1.28)
    Accidental drowning 2.90 (1.84,4.58) 5.51 (1.70,17.84) 2.48 (1.44,4.25) 1.10 (0.39,3.07)
    Accidental poisoning00.69 (0.23,2.07)0.71 (0.49,1.03)1.79 (0.68,4.71)
    Accidental fire and scalds 3.66 (1.47,9.12) 0.50 (0.07,3.89)0.54 (0.19,1.55)1.69 (0.78,3.69)
    Accidental falls1.89 (0.86,4.15)0.83 (0.28,2.47)0.71 (0.44,1.17)0.75 (0.51,1.11)
    Other non-traffic injuries1.25 (0.69,2.26)1.68 (0.69,4.08)1.26 (0.80,1.98)1.14 (0.63,2.04)
Intentional injuries0.99 (0.57,1.73) 1.83 (1.52,2.21) 1.04 (0.93,1.15)0.64 (0.50,0.82)
    Suicides1.04 (0.33,3.27)1.25 (0.98,1.60) 0.71 (0.62,0.81) 0.43 (0.31,0.59)
    Homicides1.04 (0.53,2.04) 4.55 (3.22,6.44) 3.44 (2.79,4.25) 2.44 (1.49,4.0)
    Events of undetermined intent0.72 (0.13,4.05)0.54 (0.11,2.60)1.24 (0.75,2.04)1.41 (0.64,3.12)