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Volume 13, Number 2—February 2007

Research

Deaths from Cysticercosis, United States

Frank J. Sorvillo*†Comments to Author , Christopher DeGiorgio*, and Stephen H. Waterman‡
Author affiliations: *University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA; †Department of Public Health, Los Angeles County, California, USA; ‡University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, USA

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Table 2

Cysticercosis mortality rates, United States, 1990–2002*

Rate/106 population (95% CI)RR (95% CI)
Sex


Male
0.08 (0.07–0.1)
1.8 (1.4–2.3)
Female
0.05 (0.04–0.06)
Referent
Race/ethnicity


White
0.006 (0.003–0.008)
Referent
Black
0.03 (0.01–0.05)
5.1 (3.1–8.6)
Latino
0.56 (0.47–0.65)
94.5 (56.9–156.9)
Asian/Pacific Islander
0.04 (0.0–0.07)
6.7 (4.0–11.2)
Native American0.04 (0.0–0.12)6.2 (3.7–10.3)

*CI, confidence interval; RR, age-adjusted rate ratio.

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