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Table 2 Incidence Rates and Number of AMI Hospitalizations in Women, by ethnicity (1995-2002)

From: Ethnic and sex differences in the incidence of hospitalized acute myocardial infarction: British Columbia, Canada 1995-2002

  Chinese South Asian White
  Total Cases Population Age-specific incidence/1000/year (95% CI) Total Cases Population Age-specific incidence/1000/year (95% CI) Total Cases Population Age-specific incidence/1000/year (95% CI)
35-44 years <5 36525 0.004 (0-0.012) 8 15360 0.07 (0.02-0.13) 188 283900 0.09 (0.08-0.11)
45-54 years 15 31560 0.07 (0.03-0.10) 31 11900 0.37 (0.24-0.50) 718 259220 0.40 (0.37-0.42)
55-64 years 32 14430 0.32 (0.21-0.43) 109 8875 1.75 (1.43-2.08) 1407 167535 1.20 (1.14-1.26)
> 65 years 227 20290 1.60 (1.39-1.81) 413 8040 7.34 (6.65-8.03) 8494 268080 4.53 (4.43-4.62)
Crude Rate/1000/year 0.38    1.81    1.58
Age Standardized Rate/1000/year 0.49    2.35    1.53