Table 1.

Changes in mortality rates 2013–1999, ages 45–54 (2013 mortality rates)

All-cause mortalityAll external causesPoisoningsIntentional self-harmTransport accidentsChronic liver cirrhosis
White non-Hispanics (WNH)33.9 (415.4)32.8 (84.4)22.2 (30.1)9.5 (25.5)−0.9 (13.9)5.3 (21.1)
Black non-Hispanics−214.8 (581.9)−6.0 (68.0)3.7 (21.8)0.9 (6.6)−4.3 (14.6)−9.5 (13.5)
Hispanics−63.6 (269.6)−2.9 (43.6)4.3 (14.4)0.2 (7.3)−4.9 (10.0)−3.5 (23.1)
WNH by education class
 1. Less than high school or HS degree only134.4 (735.8)68.7 (147.7)44.3 (58.0)17.0 (38.8)1.77 (24.2)12.2 (38.9)
 2. Some college, no BA−3.33 (287.8)18.9 (59.9)14.6 (20.6)6.03 (19.6)−1.90 (9.96)3.03 (14.9)
 3. BA degree or more−57.0 (178.1)3.57 (36.8)4.64 (8.08)3.32 (16.2)−3.63 (5.98)−0.77 (6.98)
Ratios of rates groups 1–3
 19992.62.44.01.72.33.4
 20134.14.07.22.44.05.6