Table 6

Female and male (age-cause standardised) garbage by type, 64 countries

CountryAllSymptoms, sign, ill-definedImpossibleIntermediateImmediateInsufficiently specified
Female average (%)
Male average (%)
Average difference* (p.p.)−0.11.0
Median difference* (p.p.)
  • Male garbage % standardised to female age-cause death distribution. Country-level average and median. Further information about types of garbage are shown in online supplemental table S3.

  • *Female–male.

  • p.p., percentage points.