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Table 3 Population with Ischemic Heart Disease mentioned on death certificate (N = 79833). Marginal percent by category, conditional percent with ischemic heart disease as underlying given that it is mentioned by category and odds ratios of ischemic heart disease being reported as underlying cause when it is mentioned given covariates.

From: Factors associated with reporting multiple causes of death

   % of deaths by category % with heart disease as underlying Odds Ratio (95% CI)1
DEMOGRAPHIC     
Age 0–44 1.7 80.0 1
  45–64 12.4 81.8 1.2 (1.03,1.36)
  65–84 53.0 76.1 0.84 (0.74,0.95)
  85+ 32.8 76.8 0.87 (0.77,1.00)
Sex Female 45.2 76.3 1
  Male 54.9 77.8 0.95(0.91,0.99)
Race White 97.9 77.2 1
  Black 0.8 71.8 0.78(0.66,0.94)
  Native American 0.7 69.7 0.55(0.45,0.66)
  Asian 0.3 77.2 1.12(0.81,1.56)
  Hispanic 0.3 72.2 0.79(0.59,1.06)
Education 2 High school 29.1 76.3 1
  Below High School 49.1 77.9 1.07(1.03,1.11)
  Above High School 21.8 76.5 1.02(0.97,1.07)
Marital Married 44.9 77.5 1
  Single 8.2 79.7 1.25(1.16,1.33)
  Widowed 40.0 75.9 1.04(0.99,1.09)
  Divorced 6.9 77.9 1.13(1.05,1.22)
DEATH RELATED     
Autopsy NO 77.8 76.9 1
  Yes 10.5 78.0 0.91(0.86,0.97)
  Unspecified 11.7 77.8 1.12(1.06,1.18)
Certifier Physician 79.5 75.5 1
  Coroner 15.2 84.3 1.34(1.25,1.42)
  Osteopath 1.5 80.9 1.25(1.07,1.46)
  Other/Unknown 3.8 81.0 1.23(1.13,1.35)
Disposal method Burial 78.9 77.3 1
  Donation 0.3 75.3 0.74(0.56,0.98)
  Removal 1.6 85.3 1.74(1.48,2.05)
  Cremation 18.0 66.8 0.95(0.91,0.99)
  Unknown 1.2   
Death place Hospital Inpatient 36.1 72.9 1
  Residential 20.1 90.5 1.83(1.74,1.93)
  Nursing home 27.9 71.2 0.83(0.79,0.87)
  ER 11.4 83.2 1.67(1.39,1.97)
  Unknown 4.5   
  1. 1 Odds ratios are odds of having ischemic heart disease as underlying rather than contributing given particular category as compared to odds in reference category. Odds ratios are obtained from logistic regression and are mutually adjusted for all other variables.
  2. 2Education is listed only for population where age>25.