Table 2

 Mortality rates per 1000 person years for 13029 patients with incident IHD between 1 January 1996 and 17 December 2003

CohortPerson time (years)Number of deathsRate/1000 person years95% CI
CCF, congestive cardiac failure.
Age (years)
    0–4482489.74.9 to 19.4
    45–5439234010.27.5 to 13.9
    55–64927015616.814.4 to 19.7
    65–741363644732.829.9 to 36.0
    75–841182791177.072.2 to 82.2
    85–943744626167.2154.6 to 180.8
    ⩾9523578331.4265.4 to 413.7
    Total43460226652.150.0 to 54.3
Women18539100354.150.9 to 57.6
Men24920126350.748.0 to 53.6
No diabetes39814197849.747.5 to 51.9
Diabetes364628879.070.4 to 88.7
No hypertension30912157050.848.3 to 53.4
Hypertension1254769655.551.5 to 59.8
No CCF37391154641.439.3 to 43.5
CCF6069720118.6110.3 to 127.6