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Table 5 Population attributable fractions (PAFs) for the contribution of healthy ageing and self-rated health to mortality and incident dependence

From: Healthy ageing and the prediction of mortality and incidence dependence in low- and middle- income countries: a 10/66 population-based cohort study

Population attributable fraction (95% CI)
 Healthy ageingSelf-rated health
 Mortality
Cuba44.0% (34.7–52.0%)19.2% (11.3–26.5%)
Dominican Republic33.6% (17.2–46.8%)6.1% (−4.5–15.6%)
Mexico32.4% (4.8–52.0%)18.5% (4.6–30.4%)
Peru52.5% (31.2–67.3%)17.0% (−0.3–31.3%)
Puerto Rico51.0% (34.5–63.3%)19.8% (7.7–30.3%)
Venezuela49.1% (33.7–60.9%)30.0% (16.3–41.4%)
Weighted Mean43.6%18.4%
 Incident dependence
Cuba57.7% (44.5–67.7%)16.8% (5.2–27.0%)
Dominican Republic58.0% (43.8–68.6%)7.4% (−3.6–17.3%)
Mexico61.4% (40.4–75.0%)18.3% (4.5–30.1%)
Peru64.8% (44.6–77.6%)24.6% (8.2–38.1%)
Puerto Rico58.6% (45.8–68.4%)6.7% (−5.2–17.3%)
Venezuela51.3% (38.2–61.6%)29.8% (18.1–39.9%)
Weighted Mean58.6%17.0%
  1. CI Confidence Interval, Results are adjusted for age, sex, education level, number of assets; weighted mean is calculated by considering the number of participants in each country