Table 6

Univariate mortality rate ratios obtained or calculated from retrospective cohort studies

Mortality Rate Ratios

Conflict-Zone Veterans/Non-Conflict-Zone Veterans

(95%Confidence Intervals)


Conflict

Study

All External Causes

Motor Vehicle Eventsa

Suicidea

Homicidea


Vietnam

Fett et al. 1984, [42]

1.26 (1.03–1.54)

1.17 (0.90–1.52)

1.51 (0.98–2.33)

ND


Boyle et al. 1987 [9]

1.25 (1.00–1.55)

1.48 (1.04–2.09)

0.98 (0.58–1.65)

0.99 (0.57–1.71)


Boehmer et al. 2004 [29]

1.19 (1.01–1.39)

1.24 (0.94–1.64)

1.03 (0.74–1.44)

0.90 (0.60–1.36)


Watanabe et al. 1995 [25]

1.20 (1.00–1.46)

1.04 (0.76–1.43)

1.15 (0.75–1.76)

ND


Dalager and Kang 1997 [27]

0.84 (0.59–1.22)

ND

ND

ND


Thomas et al. 1991 [23]

1.26 (0.77–2.07)

2.44 (0.83–7.14)

1.00 (0.41–2.41)

ND


Cypel and Kang, 2008 [51]

1.28 (0.88–1.85)

2.24 (1.08–4.64)

0.95 (0.45–1.83)

ND


Gulf

Kang and Bullman 1996 [28] ♀

1.26 (1.15–1.38)

1.41 (1.21–1.64)

0.92 (0.75–1.11)

0.95 (0.73–1.24)


Kang and Bullman 2001 [57] ♀

1.07 (1.02–1.13)

1.25 (1.14–1.36)

0.98 (0.88–1.08)

0.99 (0.86–1.13)


Kang and Bullman 1996 [28] ♂

1.95 (1.28–2.96)

1.88 (1.01–3.50)

1.56 (0.69–3.53)

3.12 (1.15–8.43)


Kang and Bullman 2001 [57] ♂

1.43 (1.11–1.85)

1.65 (1.10–2.48)

1.27 (0.77–2.09)

1.72 (0.98–3.05)


Sim et al. 2003 [61]

1.04 (0.50–2.31)

0.52 (0.10–2.57)

0.93 (0.22–3.90)

ND


MacFarlane et al. 2000 [32]

1.18 (0.98–1.41)

1.25 (0.92–1.72)

0.98 (0.65–1.48)

0.75 (0.11–4.44)


MacFarlane et al. 2005 [59]

1.18 (1.01–1.38)

1.43 (1.12–1.82)

1.04 (0.80–1.35)

ND


aND = No data reported in article

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