Table 2

Mortality rate due to injury in children aged 12–59 months in China, stratified by gender and urban/rural residence, 2009–2016

IntervalUrban residenceχ2 P valuesRural residenceχ2 P valuesaRR (95% CI)†
BoysGirlsBoysGirls
DeathsRate*DeathsRate*DeathsRate*DeathsRate*
2009–20108050.85438.12.6840.101578238.8339161.832.888<0.001 4.52 (3.77 to 5.42)
2011–20128445.95230.95.1060.024631249.9378170.934.652<0.001 5.49 (4.59 to 6.57)
2013–20148743.57138.70.5310.466572230.3330148.341.274<0.001 4.61 (3.89 to 5.46)
2015–201610448.37236.43.3960.065479201.2357164.28.5020.004 4.31 (3.66 to 5.07)
  • Bold values indicate statistical significance.

  • *Rate is defined as the number of deaths due to injury per 100 000 live births.

  • †aRR: Relative risk adjusted by sex, was calculated using urban residence as the reference.

  • CI, confidence interval ; aRR, adjusted relative risk.