Table 2

Gap in mortality rates between most deprived and least deprived 40% of areas for IHD and CeVD at different time points

IHD incidence rate ratio: 95% CI (p value)CeVD incidence rate ratio: 95% CI (p value)
Males—19740.90: 0.85 to 0.94 (p<0.001)1.01: 0.89 to 1.14 (p=0.897)
Males—19860.75: 0.71 to 0.80 (p<0.001)0.84: 0.74 to 0.96 (p=0.009)
Males—20150.74: 0.69 to 0.81 (p<0.001)0.81: 0.71 to 0.94 (p=0.004)
Males—Full period0.81: 0.80 to 0.82 (p<0.001)0.90: 0.88 to 0.92 (p<0.001)
Females—19740.91: 0.85 to 0.97 (p=0.003)0.96: 0.86 to 1.07 (p=0.459)
Females—19860.73: 0.68 to 0.79 (p<0.001)0.77: 0.69 to 0.87 (p<0.001)
Females—20150.73: 0.65 to 0.81 (p<0.001)0.93: 0.81 to 1.06 (p=0.264)
Females—Full period0.77: 0.76 to 0.78 (p<0.001)0.92: 0.90 to 0.94 (p<0.001)
  • The reference category is most deprived so an incidence rate ratio <1 indicates a reduced risk for least deprived.

  • CeVD, cerebrovascular disease; IHD, ischaemic heart disease.