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Table 2 Bayesian hierarchical Poisson models for premature mortality, Ontario, 2011-2015

From: Regional variation of premature mortality in Ontario, Canada: a spatial analysis

Variable RR (95% credible Interval)a
Unadjusted model Demographics only Demographics and behaviours
Males Females Males Females Males Females
Percentage of highest quintile material deprivation 1.17 (1.11–1.24) 1.13 (1.07–1.19) 1.1 (1.04–1.16) 1.08 (1.02–1.15)
Percentage of immigrants 0.74 (0.69–0.79) 0.79 (0.74–0.85) 0.78 (0.68–0.87) 0.79 (0.69–0.93)
Percentage of current alcohol consumptionb 0.92 (0.85–0.98) 0.89 (0.8–0.99)
Percentage of excess body weight (overweight/obese)b 0.99 (0.9–1.07) 1.05 (0.95–1.18)
Percentage of inadequate vegetable and fruit consumptionb 0.94 (0.87–1.02) 0.95 (0.89–1.02)
Percentage of sedentary behaviourb 1.04 (0.99–1.09) 1.02 (0.96–1.09)
Percentage of ever smokersb 1.21 (1.11–1.32) 1.16 (1.03–1.3)
Explained regional variation, % 80.0 79.2 89.8 88.7
Spatial component of variance 0.761 0.751 0.622 0.604 0.608 0.570
  1. aAll risk ratio estimates are for a 1 standard deviation increase in the parameter of interest
  2. bCCHS-derived variable from Cancer Risk Factors Atlas of Ontario (2017)