Table 3

Cardiovascular (CV), acute coronary syndromes (ACS), stroke and unspecified CV deaths in six selected Brazilian capital cities during epidemiological weeks 12–22, in 2019 and 2020

CapitalSão PauloRio de JaneiroFortalezaRecifeBelémManaus
RegionSoutheastSoutheastNortheastNortheastNorthNorth
Total CV deaths, 201934892791803627452439
Total CV deaths, 202038572596908669644652
Excess in total CV deaths355−19710141196206
Excess in total CV deaths (%)10.1 (5.2 to 15.3)−7.1
(−11.9 to −1.9)
12.6
(2.4 to 23.8)
6.6
(−4.4 to 18.8)
43.6 (27.3 to 62)46.1 (29.5 to 64.9)
ACS deaths, 20191699133029726020398
ACS deaths, 202012381062206135254124
Excess in ACS deaths−467−269−92−1255324
Excess in ACS deaths (%)−27.4
(−32.5 to −21.9)
−20.2
(−26.4 to −13.5)
−31
(−42.2 to −17.5)
−48.1
(−57.9 to −36.2)
26.1 (4.9 to 51.7)24.5
(−4.5 to 62.3)
Stroke deaths, 20191096420339223175159
Stroke deaths, 20201068392327186217186
Excess in stroke deaths−32−28−14−374324
Excess in stroke deaths (%)−2.9
(−10.8 to 5.6)
−6.7
(−18.7 to 7)
-4
(−17.5 to 11.8)
−16.7
(−31.4 to 1.2)
25 (2.4 to 52.5)15.1
(−6.9 to 42.2)
Acute CV deaths, 201927951750636483378257
Acute CV deaths, 202023061454533321471310
Excess in specified CV deaths−499−297−106−1639649
Excess in specified CV deaths (%)−17.8
(−22.2 to −13.1)
−17
(−22.6 to −11)
−16.6
(−25.6 to −6.4)
−33.6
(−42.4 to −23.6)
25.6 (9.7 to 43.8)18.7 (0.6 to 40)
Unspecified CV deaths, 2019694104116714474182
Unspecified CV deaths, 202015511142375348173342
Excess in unspecified CV deaths854100207204100157
Excess in unspecified CV deaths (%)122.7 (103.6 to 143.5)9.6
(0.8 to 19.2)
123.5 (86.3 to 168.2)141.3 (98.7 to 193.1)135.6 (79.5 to 209.4)84.9 (54.5 to 121.3)
  • Specified CV deaths were defined as ACS+stroke.

  • 95% CI for per cent measures are reported in brackets.

  • ACS, acute coronary syndrome.