Table 2

Distribution rates of fatal drowning by age and region of residence in the Barisal division, Bangladesh

Age (years)RuralUrban*
Rate per 100 000 (95% CI)Rate per 100 000 (95% CI)
<1 (infant)*79.8 (13.6 to 145.9)160.9 (0.0 to 438.2)
1–4277.2 (225.7 to 328.6)135.4 (40.8 to 230.0)
5–968.9 (43.4 to 94.3)31.5 (0.0 to 66.1)
10–1418.9 (6.4 to 31.3)18.5 (0.0 to 51.8)
15–1711.5 (0.7 to 22.3)8.6 (0.0 to 25.3)
18–2411.0 (3.3 to 18.6)65.7 (0.0 to 177.4)
25–393.5 (0.2 to 6.9)0
40–596.3 (0.1 to 12.4)0
60+13.9 (3.2 to 24.6)0
Total 38.9 (32.6 to 45.3) 29.3 (6.5 to 52.1)
  • *The event rate for infants and urban areas are very small, reporting very wide confidence interval.