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Table 5 Age-adjusted odds ratios for cause-specific mortality among undocumented migrants vs. Belgian residents in the Brussels-Capital Region (period 2005–2010)

From: Counting the non-existing: causes of death of undocumented migrants in Brussels-Capital Region (Belgium), 2005–2010

Causes of death (ICD-10) Odds ratios (OR)
Men Women
ORa 95% CI ORa 95% CI
Infectious diseases 1.38 0.87–2.18 1.27 0.74–2.21
Neoplasms 0.77 0.65–0.92 0.84 0.65–1.07
Cardiovascular diseases 1.37 1.15–1.65 1.16 0.89–1.50
External causes 1.09 0.87–1.36 0.62 0.42–0.94
 Road accidents 0.74 0.43–1.29 0.72 0.27–1.91
 Accidental falls 1.48 0.83–2.66 0.99 0.36–2.70
 Suicide 0.29 0.18–0.45 0.15 0.07–0.35
 Homicide 1.41 0.63–3.14 0.18 0.02–1.45
  1. aOR Odds ratio
  2. p<0.05