Table 2

Cumulative frequency* of probable or definite aortic stenosis overall and by sex and race

Prevalent or incident casesOverallSexRace
MenWomenNon-BlackBlack
Clinically significant AS
Cases/sample
Cumulative frequency, %
95% CI
213/5778
3.69
(3.23 to 4.21)
98/2438
4.02
(3.31 to 4.88)
115/3340
3.44
(2.88 to 4.12)
198/4949
4.00
(3.49 to 4.59)
15/829
1.81
(1.10 to 2.99)
AS procedure
Cases/sample
Cumulative frequency, %
95% CI
94/5778
1.63
(1.33 to 1.99)
49/2438
2.01
(1.52 to 2.65)
45/3340
1.35
(1.01 to 1.80)
89/4949
1.80
(1.46 to 2.21)
5/829
0.60
(0.25 to 1.45)
Moderate or severe AS
Cases/sample
Cumulative frequency, %
95% CI
348/5778
6.02
(5.44 to 6.67)
159/2438
6.52
(5.61 to 7.58)
189/3340
5.66
(4.93 to 6.50)
319/4949
6.45
(5.80 to 7.17)
29/829
3.50
(2.45 to 5.00)
Death
Cases/sample
Cumulative frequency, %
95% CI
5084/5778
87.99
(87.16 to 88.83)
2247/2438
92.17
(91.11 to 93.24)
2837/3340
84.94
(83.74 to 86.16)
4391/4949
88.73
(87.85 to 89.61)
693/829
83.60
(81.11 to 86.16)
  • *Over the entire 25-year follow-up period.

  • AS, aortic stenosis.