Table 6

Expected years of life lost (YLL) and age-standardized YLL rates, By ethnicity, San Francisco, 2003–2004

Sex

Ethnicity

Y LL

Deaths

Average Y LLa

ASY Rb

ASY R Ratioc


Male

African American

13,536.2

927

14.6

23,116.0

2.44

American Indian

336.8

18

18.7

*

*

Asian/Pacific Islander

14,846.4

1,594

9.3

5,589.0

0.59

Latino/Hispanic

7,565.8

513

14.7

7,742.2

0.82

White (reference)

36,442.8

3,201

11.4

9,459.0

1.00

Multirace

705.8

46

15.3

5,031.1

0.53

Other

56.2

4

14.0

*

*

Missing

135.9

12

11.3

*

*


Total

73,626.8

6,312

8971.1

Female

African American

8,544.9

770

11.1

13,576.4

2.31

American Indian

263.0

14

18.8

*

*

Asian/Pacific Islander

13,363.0

1,509

8.9

3,915.1

0.67

Latino/Hispanic

4,508.8

444

10.2

4,410.0

0.75

White (reference)

24,080.0

2,963

8.1

5,867.0

1.00

Multirace

353.0

25

14.1

2,719.8

0.46

Other

16.7

1

16.7

*

*

Missing

64.1

4

16.0

*

*


Total

51,194.2

5,726

5438.6


a Average Y LL = Y LL ÷ Deaths

b ASY R = Age-standardized YLL rate per 100,000 persons per year

c Whites are reference groups for ratio comparison

* Rate was not calculated (less than 20 deaths or population estimate not available).

Aragón et al. BMC Public Health 2008 8:116   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-8-116

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