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Table 1 Ratio of overall mortality rate, aboriginal population versus general population, Taiwan, 2010–2011

From: Ethnic density and mortality: aboriginal population health in Taiwan

Administrative locations Proportion of aboriginal population (%) Mortality rates Mortality rate ratio (aboriginal/general)
Aboriginal General
Taitung County 34.75 1108.52 992.53 1.12
Hualien County 26.84 998.03 914.54 1.09
Pingtung County 6.52 931.39 869.14 1.07
Nantou County 5.37 852.89 834.49 1.02
Hsinchu County 3.81 887.20 662.94 1.34
Ilan County 3.36 747.19 740.41 1.01
Taoyuan County 2.96 421.44 522.94 0.81
Keelung City 2.26 420.22 689.86 0.61
Miaoli County 1.90 855.58 784.80 1.09
New Taipei City 1.25 186.31 486.14 0.38
Kaohsiung City 1.07 443.27 660.22 0.67
Taichung City 1.05 246.33 549.63 0.45
Chiayi County 1.01 875.59 918.83 0.95
Hsinchu City 0.72 668.90 541.72 1.23
Taipei City 0.52 254.64 589.61 0.43
Kinmen County 0.50 15082.64 526.89 28.63
Changhua County 0.38 283.11 696.14 0.41
Chiayi City 0.32 344.04 633.83 0.54
Tainan City 0.31 223.06 723.16 0.31
Penghu Countya 0.31 0.00 904.89 0.00
Yunlin County 0.25 310.03 885.11 0.35
Total 2.21 728.87 640.64 1.14
  1. aMortality rate of aboriginal people in Penghu County is zero, most likely due to missing information; these official statistics were drawn from death reports and may be subject to reporting errors