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Volume 20, Number 5—May 2014

Research

Trends in Infectious Disease Mortality Rates, Spain, 1980–2011

Teresa López-CuadradoComments to Author , Alicia Llácer, Rocio Palmera-Suárez, Diana Gómez-Barroso, Camelia Savulescu, Paloma González-Yuste, and Rafael Fernández-Cuenca
Author affiliations: Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain (T. López-Cuadrado, A. Llácer, R. Palmera-Suárez, D. Gómez-Barroso, C. Savulescu, P. González-Yuste, R. Fernández-Cuenca); Centros de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Epidemiología y Salud Pública, Madrid (A. Llácer, R. Palmera-Suárez, D. Gómez-Barroso, R. Fernández-Cuenca); Complejo Hospitalario de Toledo, Toledo, Spain (P. Gónzalez-Yuste)

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Table 2

Mortality rates for infectious diseases analyzed, by sex, age group, and detected trends, Spain, 1980–2011*

Sex/age group, y Rate for 1980 Rate for 2011 APC for 
1980–2011, % Trend 1
Trend 2
Trend 3
Trend 4
Period APC, % Period APC, % Period APC, % Period APC, %
M
<1–4 53.3 8.3 −5.5† 1980–1985 −14.2† 1985–2011 −4.0†
5–24 4.6 0.7 −4.2† 1980–1986 −7.7† 1986–1992 10.7† 1992–2011 −11.15†
25–44 10.7 6.4 −2.8 1980–1985 −4.8 1985–1995 27.0† 1995–1998 −31.3† 1998–2011 −9.7†
45–64 48.1 27.2 −1.4† 1980–1987 −6.7† 1987–1995 3.3† 1995–1998 −8.8 1998–2011 –0.3
≥65 350.2 247.1 −0.5† 1980–1991 −3.3† 1991–2008 1.0† 2008–2011 −5.4
AR
64.9
33.0
−1.5†
1980–1987
−5.9†

1987–1995
4.8†

1995–1998
−7.7

1998–2011
−2.5†
F
<1–4 41.1 8.5 −5.0† 1980–1987 −10.9† 1987–2011 −3.3†
5–24 3.8 0.9 −4.4† 1980–1988 −9.4† 1988–1991 19.1 1991–2011 −7.3†
25–44 7.4 3.1 −1.7 1980–1986 −9.9† 1986–1995 21.3† 1995–1998 −28.2† 1998–2011 −6.3†
45–64 29.9 10.8 −3.2† 1980–1986 −7.6† 1986–2011 −2.5†
≥65 284.0 242.5 −0.1 1980–1989 −4.0† 1989–2011 1.2†
AR 45.7 22.70 −1.6† 1980–1986 −6.3† 1986–2011 −1.0†

*Rates are no. cases/100,000 persons. APC, annual percentage change (age-adjusted or age-specific rate); –, not applicable; AR, age-adjusted rates.
†Significant because APC CIs did not include 0.

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