Table 4

Cause-specific standardised mortality ratios (SMR) with 95% confidence limits (95% CI) of resettlers in comparison to the general German population

Cause of death (ICD-10 code)WomenMen
ObservedSMR (95% CI)ObservedSMR (95% CI)
All causes26740.87 (0.84 to 0.91)28980.96 (0.92 to 0.99)
All CVD (I00-I99)11840.84 (0.79 to 0.89)9340.80 (0.75 to 0.86)
 Ischaemic heart diseases (I20-I25)4180.80 (0.72 to 0.88)4510.79 (0.72 to 0.87)
 Cerebrovascular diseases (I60-I69)2580.84 (0.74 to 0.95)1780.89 (0.77 to 1.03)
All cancer* (C00-C97)6690.84 (0.78 to 0.91)8641.00 (0.94 to 1.07)
 Stomach (C16)661.52 (1.19 to 1.93)841.62 (1.31 to 2.01)
 Colorectal (C18-C21)920.86 (0.70 to 1.05)770.74 (0.59 to 0.93)
 Lung (C33-C34)620.69 (0.54 to 0.88)3071.34 (1.20 to 1.50)
 Female breast (C50)820.55 (0.44 to 0.68)
 Prostate (C61)460.58 (0.43 to 0.77)
All external causes (V01-Y84)590.57 (0.44 to 0.73)2191.03 (0.90 to 1.18)
 Accident (V01-X59)310.48 (0.34 to 0.68)730.65 (0.52 to 0.82)
 Suicide (X60-X84)130.44 (0.26 to 0.77)821.00 (0.80 to 1.24)
 Events of undetermined intent (Y10-Y34)81.10 (0.47 to 2.16)352.45 (1.71 to 3.40)
All unknown/ill-defined (R00-R99)1091.44 (1.19 to 1.74)1601.80 (1.54 to 2.10)
  • *Except non-melanoma skin cancer (ICD-10: C44).

  • CVD, cardiovascular diseases; ICD, International Classification of Diseases.