Table 2

Number of death certificates excluded from all analyses, and the reason for the exclusions

Reason for exclusionNumber (%)
Race not Caucasian or African-American 39404 (1.7)
Age (less than 18 years or greater than 119 years) 1644 (0.1)
Occupation and/or industry = retiree, homemaker, unemployed, or no occupation and industry was listed2273189 (98.2)
Total excluded2314237 (100)