Table 1

Injury-related mortality rate* for youth with and without history of severe truancy Dallas County, Texas, USA, 11–17 years of age, 2006–2010

Number of injury deaths with historyPerson-years with historyMortality rate* with history (95% CI)Number of injury deaths without historyPerson-years without historyMortality rate* without history (95% CI)RR (95% CI)
Homicide820 53639.0 (12.0 to 65.9)431 132 1163.8 (2.7 to 5.0)10.3 (4.5 to 21.0)
Suicide220 5369.7 (0.0 to 23.2)271 132 1162.4 (1.4 to 3.3)4.1 (0.7 to 14.6)
Unintentional520 53624.4 (3.0 to 45.7)831 132 1167.3 (5.8 to 8.9)3.3 (1.2 to 7.6)
All injury1520 53673.0 (36.1 to 110.0)1531 132 11613.5 (11.4 to 15.7)5.4 (3.1 to 9.0)
  • *Mortality rates per 100 000 person-years.