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Table 2 Annual percentage change of deaths caused by infectious diseases

From: Infectious diseases as a cause of death among cancer patients: a trend analysis and population-based study of outcome in the United States based on the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results database

Segment Lower endpoint Upper endpoint APC Lower CI Upper CI Test statistic (t) Prob >|t|
1 1973 1984 5.4^ 3.9 6.8 7.9 0.0
2 1984 1993 10.4^ 8.0 12.8 9.3 0.0
3 1993 1998  − 11.5^  − 17.0  − 5.7  − 4.0 0.0
4 1998 2001 26.7^ 3.7 54.9 2.4 0.0
5 2001 2012  − 6.5^  − 8.0  − 5.1  − 8.9 0.0
6 2012 2014  − 37.1^  − 48.6  − 23.2  − 4.8 0.0