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Table 1 Residential fire deaths, 2000–2010

From: Association between fire-safe cigarette legislation and residential fire deaths in the United States

  N Person-years Rate* 95% CI uRR 95% CI
Total 29,726 3,252,993,222 9.14 9.03, 9.24   
Sex       
 Male 17,048 1,598,125,310 10.67 10.51, 10.83   ref
 Female 12,678 1,654,867,912 7.66 7.53, 7.79 0.72 0.70, 0.73
Age       
 0–14 years 4,668 667,491,362 6.99 6.79, 7.19   ref
 15–64 years 14,743 2,177,035,230 6.77 6.66, 6.88 0.97 0.94, 1.00
 65+ years 10,315 408,466,630 25.25 24.77, 25.74 3.61 3.49, 3.74
Ethnicity       
 Non-Hispanic 27,869 2,778,280,286 10.03 9.91, 10.15   ref
 Hispanic 1,857 474,712,936 3.91 3.73, 4.09 0.39 0.37, 0.41
Race       
 White 21,688 2,620,757,879 8.28 8.17, 8.39   ref
 Black 7,299 433,145,138 16.85 16.46, 17.24 2.04 1.98, 2.09
 Other 739 199,090,205 3.71 3.44, 3.98 0.45 0.42, 0.48
  1. *crude rate per 1000000 person-years.
  2. Abbreviations: CI = confidence interval, ref = reference, uRR = unadjusted rate ratio.
  3. Excludes 184 deaths where age or ethnicity are unknown.