Table 1

Fatally injured home duties persons by sex and age, and overall, Australia, 1989–92 inclusive

AgeNo (%)Rate*95% confidence intervalRate†95% confidence interval
*Deaths per 1000000 persons per year: based on ABS population data.
†Deaths per 1000000 persons per year per hour of home duties activity: based on ABS population data and time use survey.
Males
    15–24 19 (7.7) 3.38 2.03 to 5.29 55.033.0 to 85.9
    25–34 35 (14.2) 6.20 4.32 to 8.62 44.831.2 to 62.3
    35–44 29 (11.7) 5.56 3.72 to 7.98 34.423.0 to 49.4
    45–54 24 (9.7) 6.35 4.07 to 9.44 32.721.0 to 48.6
    55–64 42 (17.0)14.2910.31 to 19.32 57.441.4 to 77.6
    65–74 50 (20.2)23.1117.15 to 30.46 69.151.2 to 91.0
    75+ 48 (19.4)42.4831.33 to 56.29131.597.0 to 174.2
All ages247 (100.0) 9.32 8.16 to 10.49 45.239.5 to 50.8
Females
    15–24 2 (4.1)
    25–34 2 (4.1)
    35–44 2 (4.1)
    45–54 3 (6.1) 0.83 0.17 to 2.44 1.9 0.4 to 5.7
    55–64 9 (18.4) 3.08 1.40 to 5.86 6.6 3.0 to 12.6
    65–74 9 (18.4) 3.59 1.64 to 6.82 7.3 3.3 to 13.9
    75+ 22 (44.9)11.61 7.28 to 17.57 27.817.5 to 42.1
All ages 49 (100.0) 1.81 1.34 to 2.39 4.3 3.2 to 5.7
Persons
    15–24 21 (7.1) 1.90 1.18 to 2.91 19.412.0 to 29.6
    25–34 37 (12.5) 3.29 2.32 to 4.53 14.810.4 to 20.3
    35–44 31 (10.5) 2.99 2.04 to 4.25 10.8 7.4 to 15.4
    45–54 27 (9.1) 3.66 2.41 to 5.32 11.8 7.8 to 17.2
    55–64 51 (17.2) 8.70 6.48 to 11.45 24.418.2 to 32.1
    65–74 59 (19.9)12.63 9.61 to 16.29 30.223.0 to 39.0
    75+ 70 (23.7)23.1418.05 to 29.22 60.947.5 to 76.9
All ages296 (100.0) 5.53 4.90 to 6.15 17.715.7 to 19.7