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Table 6 Age-adjusted odds ratios for cause-specific mortality among undocumented vs. documented migrantsa in the Brussels-Capital Region (period 2005–2010, Belgium)

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
ORb 95% CI ORb 95% CI
Infectious diseases 1.19 0.61–2.32 0.89 0.42–1.94
Neoplasms 1.00 0.74–1.35 1.51 1.03–2.21
Cardiovascular diseases 2.17 1.60–2.95 1.32 0.86–2.01
External causes 1.93 1.39–2.67 0.47 0.21–1.06
 Road accidents 1.09 0.74–1.57 0.82 0.12–5.87
 Accidental falls 5.50 1.75–17.26 1.14 0.12–10.66
 Suicide 0.55 0.24–1.27 0.26 0.05–1.44
 Homicide 1.16 0.45–3.00 0.16 0.01–1.83
  1. aFrom same countries as deceased undocumented migrants
  2. bOR Odds ratio
  3. p<0.05