Table 2

Characteristics (quantiles and moments) of incidence rates per 100,000 by sex and urbanicity

ns (nr)

10%

5%

Median

75%

90%

Mean

s

mh


Persons

Urban

23 (67)

7.5

11.2

19.0

39.9

67.0

30.8

38.5

20.4

Rural

5 (7)

0.0

11.0

20.0

23.0

222.6

45.4

78.6

27.9

Mixed

29 (96)

7.9

10.0

13.3

19.4

26.0

15.3

8.6

12.9

Males

Urban

10 (20)

10.7

13.5

24.6

45.4

64.5

39.6

57.8

24.8

Rural

2 (2)

19.0

19.0

69.7

120.3

120.3

69.7

71.7

47.8

Mixed

20 (80)

6.5

9.7

13.9

22.8

27.4

16.1

7.9

14.2

Females

Urban

10 (20)

7.5

11.5

22.7

49.3

74.5

43.3

67.4

23.4

Rural

2 (2)

23.0

23.0

174.9

326.8

326.8

174.9

214.8

86.7

Mixed

20 (79)

3.0

4.6

8.0

20.0

24.0

11.6

8.1

8.9


ns, number of studies, nr, number of rates, s, standard deviation, mh, harmonic mean of the rates.

McGrath et al. BMC Medicine 2004 2:13   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-2-13

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