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Table 4 Population with Diabetes mentioned on death certificate (N = 27181). Marginal percent by category, conditional percent with diabetes as underlying given that it is mentioned and odds ratios of diabetes 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 diabetes as underlying given that it was mentioned Odds Ratio (95% CI)1
DEMOGRAPHIC     
Age 0–44 2.3 51.7 1
  45–64 13.2 34.5 0.51(0.43,0.60)
  65–84 59.5 27.7 0.37(0.32,0.43)
  85+ 24.9 28.4 0.39(0.33,0.45)
Sex Female 51.7 30.2 1
  Male 48.3 28.3 0.92(0.86,0.97)
Race White 95.4 28.9 1
  Black 2.0 36.5 1.19(0.98,1.43)
  Native American 1.5 41.0 1.42(1.136,1.76)
  Asian 0.5 27.2 0.88(0.59,1.30)
  Hispanic 0.7 36.6 1.33(0.978,1.82)
Education 2 High school 31.2 30.1 1
  Below High School 47.8 28.0 0.99(0.93,1.06)
  Above High School 21.0 30.8 1.03(0.96,1.11)
Marital Married 43.6 27.8 1
  Single 8.5 34.3 1.25(1.13,1.38)
  Widowed 40.2 29.0 1.09(1.01,1.16)
  Divorced 7.7 33.5 1.11(0.99,1.23)
DEATH RELATED     
Autopsy No 83.3 28.3 1
  Yes 5.5 22.8 0.70(0.62,0.80)
  Unspecified 11.3 39.4 1.49(1.37,1.62)
Certifier Physician 85.0 29.7 1
  Coroner 10.0 24.2 0.69(0.62,0.77)
  Osteopath 1.5 30.4 1.03(0.81,1.29)
  Other/Unknown 3.5 34.3 1.23(1.08,1.42)
Disposal method Burial 79.2 28.6 1
  Donation 0.3 25.0 0.84(0.51,1.39)
  Removal 1.1 37.0 1.46(1.143,1.87)
  Cremation 18.3 31.4 1.06(0.99,1.14)
  Unknown 1.1   
Death place Hospital Inpatient 34.8 25.2 1
  Residential 18.8 30.9 1.29(1.19,1.41)
  Nursing home 37.4 32.7 1.57(1.47,1.68)
  ER 6.4 28.3 1.15(1.02,1.29)
  Unknown 2.6   
  1. 1 Odds ratios are odds of having diabetes 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.