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Table 1 Characteristics of homicide, neoplasm, and cardiovascular disease (CVD) deaths that occurred in Ontario between 1999 and 2012

From: A population-based study of homicide deaths in Ontario, Canada using linked death records

Characteristics Homicide Neoplasm CVD
N % CI: 95% N % CI: 95% N % CI: 95%
Age (means) 2201 (35.5) (34.7 36.3) 355,882 (71.5) (71.5 71.6) 373,952 (79.1) (79.1 79.2)
% of females 662 30.08 28.2 33.6 170,248 47.8 47.7 48.1 188,672 50.5 50.3 50.7
Age group
 < 5 91 4.1 0.0 8.2 273 0.1 0.0 0.4 203 0.1 0.0 0.4
 5–14 61 2.8 0.2 6.9 530 0.1 0.0 0.5 100 0.0 0.0 0.3
 15–29 853 38.8 35.6 42.0 1653 0.5 0.2 0.8 729 0.2 0.0 0.5
 30–44 563 25.6 23.3 29.2 9470 2.7 2.4 3.0 4907 1.3 1.0 1.6
 45–64 458 20.8 18.3 24.5 85,223 23.9 23.7 24.2 42,787 11.4 11.2 11.7
 ≥ 65 175 8.0 5.8 12.0 258,733 72.7 72.6 72.9 325,226 87.0 86.9 87.1
Total 2201 100.0    355,882 100.0    373,952 100.0