Table 1

Age standardised coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality and event rate in selected European regions (men, aged 35–64 years)

PopulationOfficial CHD mortality rate per 100000*CHD mortality per 100000†Coronary events per 100 000‡
*Based on death certificate enumeration.
†Fatal events included definite, possible, and unclassifiable (mainly sudden deaths with no available diagnostic information) coronary deaths.
‡Coronary events included non-fatal events (definite myocardial infarction) and fatal events.
Glasgow (UK)332365777
Belfast (UK)280279695
Lille (northern France)89172298
Strasbourg (north eastern France)80141292
Toulouse (south western France)5391233
Barcelona (north eastern Spain)6376210