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Research Article

Ratio of the Dead to Wounded (D/W) Indicators and Associated Factors in Major Earthquakes of America from 1960 to 2011

Table 2

Scenarios for the indicators of deaths and the wounded distributed by tertiles for earthquakes from Central and South America subregions during the 1960–2011 period.

Central America subregion (D/W)

DeathsMin.1Scenario 1
(1–6)
Tertile 16Scenario 2
(7–31)
Tertile 231Scenario 3
(45–23,000)
Max.23,000
Media1,332
Media
(CI95%)
(1,310; 1,355)
Median16
STD4,475
Variance20028389

The woundedMin.5Scenario 1
(5–78)
Tertile 178Scenario 2
(96–300)
Tertile 2300Scenario 3
(350–76,000)
Max.76,000
Media5,633
Media
(CI95%)
(5,588; 5,677)
Median193
STD17,530
Variance307317125

South America subregion (death and wounded)

DeathsMin.2Scenario 1
(2–34)
Tertile 134Scenario 2
(40–112)
Tertile 2112Scenario 3
(120–66,790)
Max.66,790
Media1,881
Media
(CI95%)
(1,850; 1,912)
Median64
STD8,701
Variance75701277

The woundedMin.15Scenario 1
(15–200)
Tertile 1200Scenario 2
(207–1,000)
Tertile 21,000Scenario 3
(1200–150,000)
Max.150,000
Media5,105
Media
(CI95%)
(5,059; 5,151)
Median300
STD23,176
Variance537134047