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Table 3 Descriptive statistics for the periods 1980–1995 and 2000–2010, ages >20 years, Colombia

From: The public health impact of economic fluctuations in a Latin American country: mortality and the business cycle in Colombia in the period 1980–2010

  1980–1995 2000–2010
Mean Standard deviation Mean Standard deviation
Response variable:     
 Mortality rates (per 100,000 population)*     
 Men     
  20–44 years 75.59 11.22 68.19 12.21
  45–64 years 201.39 8.59 158.70 15.07
  65+ years 1009.54 68.79 932.02 18.43
 Women     
  20–44 years 24.26 2.65 18.58 1.60
  45–64 years 141.38 10.31 98.76 8.81
  65+ years 824.00 54.68 743.92 13.97
Explanatory variables:     
 Economic conditions     
  GDP per capita – year (constant thousands of 2005 COP: Colombian Pesos) 4420 1634 7381 5022
 Control variables     
  College enrollment rate    17.9 % 17.2 %
  Percentage of affiliation to subsidized scheme    47.7 % 19.2 %
  Percentage of affiliation to contributive scheme    26.6 % 13.6 %
  Health transfers (constant million of 2005 COP)    101235 0.0022
  1. *Average age-standardized mortality rates for each sex and age group separately by period