Table 2

Posterior median (95% uncertainty interval) for variance components. The adjusted model takes into account county median household income while the unadjusted model does not. Both models are based on sex/age SMRs

UnadjustedAdjusted
Between-state variance in (log) risk Embedded Image 0.00 (0.00 to 0.01)0.00 (0.00 to 0.01)
Total between-county variance in (log) relative risk
 Non-Hispanic white Embedded Image 0.08 (0.07 to 0.08)0.04 (0.03 to 0.04)
 Non-Hispanic black Embedded Image 0.14 (0.13 to 0.16)0.12 (0.11 to 0.13)
Between-county variance of shared (log) risk
 Non-Hispanic white Embedded Image 0.02 (0.01 to 0.05)0.01 (0.00 to 0.02)
 Non-Hispanic black Embedded Image 0.05 (0.03 to 0.11)0.03 (0.01 to 0.06)
Between-county variance of race-specific (log) risk
 Non-Hispanic white Embedded Image 0.05 (0.03 to 0.06)0.02 (0.00 to 0.03)
 Non-Hispanic black Embedded Image 0.07 (0.03 to 0.11)0.09 (0.05 to 0.11)
Fraction of total geographic variation shared with the other race/ethnicity
 Non-Hispanic white Embedded Image 30% (13% to 63%)52% (13% to 88%)
 Non-Hispanic black Embedded Image 42% (23% to 81%)15% (6% to 57%)
  • SMR, standardised mortality ratio.