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Table 2 Mortality rates overall and by level of alcohol use and race for black, Hispanic, and white VA patients living with HIV (n = 17,239)

From: Racial/ethnic differences in the association between alcohol use and mortality among men living with HIV

  Overall (n = 17, 239) Black (n = 8518) Hispanic (n = 1353) White (n = 7368) p value*
# of Deaths 2041 1042 128 871 0.014
  Mortality ratea 95% CI Mortality ratea 95% CI Mortality ratea 95% CI Mortality ratea 95% CI p value*
Overall (n = 17,239) 2.7 (2.6, 2.9) 2.9 (2.7, 3.1) 2.2 (1.8, 2.6) 2.7 (2.5, 2.9) 0.0111
Lower-risk (n = 13,119) 2.4 (2.3, 2.6) 2.7 (2.5, 2.9) 1.8 (1.4, 2.2) 2.3 (2.1, 2.5) 0.0008
Moderate-risk (n = 3044) 3.3 (3.0, 3.7) 3.1 (2.7, 3.5) 2.9 (2.0, 4.2) 3.7 (3.2, 4.3) 0.1507
High risk (n = 1076) 5.0 (4.4, 5.7) 4.5 (3.7, 5.3) 5.0 (3.2, 8.0) 5.9 (4.8, 7.3) 0.1419
  1. aMortality rate is calculated per 100 person-years
  2. *p value determined by Chi square test for difference in number of deaths and log-rank test for difference in mortality rate, italicized if significant