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Table 4 Odds Ratios and 95% Confidence Intervals for determination of mortality status of decedents from the MPI/PO Study by the SSA DMF.

From: Use of the Social Security Administration Death Master File for ascertainment of mortality status

  ODDS RATIO 95 % CI P-VALUE
Gender (male) 1.1 0.5, 2.2 0.83
Age 1st Quartile 1   
   2nd Quartile 1.2 0.5, 2.6 0.72
   3rd Quartile 1.5 0.6, 3.6 0.36
   4th Quartile 7.3 2.0, 26.8 <0.01
American born 1   
Foreign born 0.3 0.1, 0.5 <0.01
White 1   
African American 0.4 0.1, 1.1 0.07
Asian 3.0 0.5, 17.0 0.22
Hispanic 3.4 0.4, 31.8 0.28
Married 1   
Single 3.5 0.6, 20.5 0.17
Widowed 6.6 0.5, 83.8 0.15
Divorced 0.6 0.2, 1.4 0.23
  1. Abbreviations: confidence interval, CI; Myocardial Perfusion Imaging/Patient Outcomes, MPI/PO; Social Security Administration Death Master File, SSA DMF