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Table 1 Non-traumatic mortality characteristics

From: Mortality associated with wildfire smoke exposure in Washington state, 2006–2017: a case-crossover study

CharacteristicN (%)N (%) with exposure variationa
Total170,985 (100)31,719
Age group (years)
 0–42279 (1.3)422 (1.3)
 5–14661 (0.4)139 (0.4)
 15–444912 (2.9)934 (3.0)
 45–6431,956 (18.7)6062 (19.2)
 65–8474,200 (43.3)13,678 (43.2)
 85+56,977 (33.3)10,391 (32.9)
Death day of week
 Monday24,165 (14.1)4623 (14.6)
 Tuesday24,202 (14.2)5035 (15.9)
 Wednesday24,292 (14.2)4914 (15.5)
 Thursday24,507 (14.3)4675 (14.8)
 Friday24,902 (14.6)3858 (12.2)
 Saturday24,800 (14.5)4378 (13.8)
 Sunday24,117 (14.1)4143 (13.1)
Location
 Non-urban86,359 (50.5)13,856 (43.8)
 Urban84,626 (49.5)17,770 (56.2)
Median household incomeb
 < $35,00016,039 (9.4)3663 (11.6)
 $35,000 - $50,00041,693 (24.4)7901 (25.0)
 $50,000 - $75,00062,703 (36.7)10,990 (34.7)
 $75,000 - $100,00024,549 (14.4)4572 (14.5)
 ≥ $100,0008156 (4.8)1442 (4.6)
 Not reported17,845 (10.4)3058 (9.7)
Race
 White154,311 (90.2)28,309 (89.5)
 Black4665 (2.7)883 (2.8)
 Native American2429 (1.4)471 (1.5)
 Hispanic2219 (1.3)579 (1.8)
 Native Hawaiian/ Other Pacific Islander1620 (0.9)329 (1.0)
 Asian5193 (3.0)941 (3.0)
 Not reported548 (0.3)114 (0.4)
Sex
 Female86,479 (50.6)15,893 (50.3)
 Male84,513 (49.4)15,732 (49.7)
 Not reported2 (0)1 (0)
Underlying cause of death
 Cardiovascular44,372 (26.0)8120 (25.7)
  Ischemic heart disease7912 (4.6)1477 (4.7)
 Respiratory13,355 (7.8)2933 (9.3)
  Asthma253 (0.1)46 (0.1)
  COPD9528 (5.6)1726 (5.5)
  Pneumonia2166 (1.3)377 (1.2)
 Cerebrovascular3732 (2.2)708 (2.2)
  1. aPercent of cases, out of all individuals with an event in a referent window with exposure variation
  2. bAnnual median household income estimates at the census tract level