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Table 3 The categorized causes of death for residential school (RS) population and controls

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

Sex RS (N = 885) Controls (N = 4316)
N % of RS population % of deaths N % of control population % of deaths
Male
 Substance-related 23 3.8 46.9 5 0.2 14.3
 Suicide 13 2.2 26.5 9 0.3 25.7
 External cause 10 1.7 20.4 10 0.3 28.6
 Disease 1 0.2 2.0 8 0.3 22.9
 Unknown 2 0.3 4.1 3 0.1 8.6
 Total 49 8.2 100 35 1.2 100
Female
 Substance-related 2 0.7 20.0
 Suicide 3 1.0 30.0 1 0.1 14.3
 External cause 2 0.7 20.0 2 0.1 28.6
 Disease 4 0.3 57.1
 Unknown 3 1.0 30.0
 Total 10 3.4 100 7 0.5 100