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Table 2 Causes of death for residential school population and controls

From: Adolescents in a residential school for behavior disorders have an elevated mortality risk in young adulthood

Cause of death RS Control 95 % CI
N % N % HR Lower Upper Sig.
Substance-related 25 42.4 5 11.9 24.31 9.30 63.53 ***
Suicide 16 27.1 10 23.8 7.23 3.24 16.11 ***
External causes 12 20.3 12 28.6 5.45 2.41 12.36 ***
Disease or medical condition 1 1.7 12 28.6 0.49 0.06 3.82 NS
Unknown 5 8.5 3 7.1 8.33 1.99 34.87 **
Total 59 100 42 100     
  1. HR hazard ratio, NS non-significant
  2. *** p < 0.001; ** p < 0.01