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Table 4 Expected same-year deaths in Nevada and California in 1991 for counterfactual scenarios of no drought or most severe drought (from years 1968–2014), and attributable deaths for each age-race-sex stratum. Abnormally wet county-years included in analysis

From: Drought severity and all-cause mortality rates among adults in the United States: 1968–2014

Age Race Sex Maximum Drought Severity No Drought Attributable Deaths
Total    212,746 221,582 −8837
25–34 White Male 3752 3748 4
25–34 White Female 1367 1373 −6
25–34 Black Male 303 334 −31
25–34 Black Female 226 226 0
25–34 Other Male 417 387 30
25–34 Other Female 170 173 −3
35–44 White Male 4624 5041 −417
35–44 White Female 2573 2568 4
35–44 Black Male 506 463 44
35–44 Black Female 461 424 37
35–44 Other Male 544 538 6
35–44 Other Female 337 317 20
45–54 White Male 8777 9055 −278
45–54 White Female 5184 5471 −287
45–54 Black Male 874 876 −2
45–54 Black Female 700 723 −23
45–54 Other Male 873 944 −71
45–54 Other Female 568 583 −15
55–64 White Male 15,377 15,403 −26
55–64 White Female 9241 9661 −420
55–64 Black Male 1440 1408 32
55–64 Black Female 1154 1061 93
55–64 Other Male 1384 1272 113
55–64 Other Female 937 881 56
65–74 White Male 21,343 22,427 −1084
65–74 White Female 14,485 16,525 −2040
65–74 Black Male 1799 1678 121
65–74 Black Female 1516 1409 107
65–74 Other Male 1682 1677 5
65–74 Other Female 1182 1259 −77
75–84 White Male 26,065 27,114 −1049
75–84 White Female 24,864 26,956 −2092
75–84 Black Male 1533 1415 119
75–84 Black Female 1563 1639 −76
75–84 Other Male 1770 1899 −129
75–84 Other Female 1634 1666 −32
85+ White Male 17,249 17,487 −238
85+ White Female 29,979 30,958 −979
85+ Black Male 590 629 −39
85+ Black Female 1181 1306 −125
85+ Other Male 1109 1182 −74
85+ Other Female 1410 1427 −17