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Trends of Rural/Urban Homicide in Colombia, 1992-2015: Internal Armed Conflict and Hints for Postconflict

Table 1

Counts (deaths and population), age standardized homicide rates (ASHR), and rate ratios (RR) of rural/urban (reference) homicide, among Colombian men and women aged 15-64, for the whole period (1998-2015), separately by age groups and urban/rural area.

SexVariableCategoryCountsAge-standardized  Homicide rateRate Ratio (RR)  rural/urban
Population Homicides

MENArea of residenceUrban226.99873%330.60271%91,490,00Ref
Age groupAdolescent and youth(15-24 years)93.63230%158.02334%170,440,430,870,01
Young adults(25-44 years)138.59645%246.48253%176,270,361,260,00
Middle aged adults(45-64 years)76.91225%60.79713%77,920,321,470,01

WOMENArea of residenceUrban250.71178%25.95370%6,620,29Ref
Age groupAdolescent and youth(15-24 years)92.52429%12.56434%13,610,121,360,02
Young adults(25-44 years)146.51345%18.68151%12,700,091,410,02
Middle aged adults(45-64 years)83.73326%5.71015%6,730,091,660,03

#: population and homicide counts; population counts are understood as population-year.
%: percentage of population and homicides, respectively.
ASHR: homicide rate per 100,000 population, standardized by age (WHO standard population).
SE: standard error of homicide rate per 100,000 population, standardized by age (WHO standard population).
Rate ratios (RR): rural/urban (reference); estimates were calculated using Poisson regression models using region, sex, and 5-year age group as covariates.

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