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Table 1 Age-standardised trends in coronary heart disease mortality among Swedish women from 1987 to 2009: joinpoint analysis

From: Continuing decrease in coronary heart disease mortality in Sweden

Age group (years) and periods No of deaths (max-min)1 Rates per 105(max-min)2 Annual percentage change(95% CI)
35–54    
1987–2009 104–63 11.6 –5.2 -3.1* (-3.7 to -2.4)
55–64:    
1987–2009 482–216 107–39.1 -4.7* (-5.1 to -4.2)
65–74:    
1987–1996 1978–1346 417–289 -4.3* (-5.0 to -3.5)
1996–2009 1346–588 294–128 -5.7* (-6.3 to -5.2)
75–84:    
1987–1989 4928–4480 1617–1418 -6.5* (-10.9 to -1.8)
1989–1992 4518–4421 1418–1360 -1.5 (-6.4 to 3.7)
1992–2006 4421–2428 1360–729 -4.5* (-4.8 to -4.2)
2006–2009 2428–1855 729–578 -6.9* (-10.5 to -3.2)
35–84:    
1987–1993 7496–6376 301.1–244.2 -3.4* (-4.4 to -2.4)
1993–2009 6376–2758 244.2–105.1 -4.8* (-5.1 to -4.5)
  1. *Annual Percentage Change (APC) is significantly different from zero at alpha = 0.05.
  2. 1The total number of deaths in the age group for each particular year.
  3. 2Comparison of the mortality rates in each age group and time interval.