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Table 4 Descriptive data for El Salvador and Nicaragua

From: An ecological study of chronic kidney disease in five Mesoamerican countries: associations with crop and heat

  El Salvador Nicaragua
CKD admissionsa/Inhabitantb EEc Municipalities CKD deaths/NCD deaths EEd Municipalities
N % N %
Population density quartile 1 3788/618530 ref 65 25% 311/2712 ref 38 25%
2–3 18,298/2574888 1.2 130 50% 1154/6972 1.4 76 50%
4 8937/2550695 0.6 67 25% 1964/14607 1.2 39 25%
Crop and cultivation intensity Tmax  
Banana
 Low < 30° 13,933/3897281 ref 163 62% 992/14380 ref 93 61%
> 30° 5515/794353 1.9 47 18% 1819/6055 4.4 30 20%
 High < 30° 1915/297710 1.8 20 8% 140/2791 0.7 27 18%
> 30° 9778/754769 3.6 32 12% 477/1065 6.5 3 2%
Rice
 Low < 30° 13,417/3603089 ref 140 53% 843/14044 ref 97 63%
> 30° 13,778/1333010 2.8 70 27% 2091/5018 6.9 26 17%
 High < 30° 2431/591902 1.1 43 16% 289/3127 1.5 23 15%
> 30° 1515/216112 1.9 9 3% 205/2102 1.6 7 5%
Sugarcane
 Low < 30° 11,383/2865554 ref 146 56% 864/14921 ref 104 68%
> 30° 9245/1263238 1.8 64 24% 602/3648 2.8 19 12%
 High < 30° 4465/1329437 0.8 37 14% 268/2250 2.1 16 10%
> 30° 6048/285884 5.3 15 6% 1694/3472 8.4 14 9%
Coffee
 Low < 30° 8834/2261478 ref 137 52% 963/13977 ref 91 59%
> 30° 15,088/1472670 2.6 73 28% 2294/7079 4.7 32 21%
 High < 30° 7014/1933513 0.9 46 18% 169/3194 0.8 29 19%
> 30° 205/76452 0.7 6 2% 2/41 0.7 1 1%
  1. aNumber of cases based on multiplying municipal rates in 2005–2010 [6] with the population in 2007 [25]. bPopulation in 2007 [25]. cAdmissions ratio, dProportional mortality ratio. CKD Chronic Kidney Disease, NCD Non-communicable Disease, EE effect estimate