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Table 2 Age-standardised trends in coronary heart disease mortality among Swedish men 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:    
1987–1991 689–545 68.7–47.4 -8.1* (-11.5 to -4.6)
1991–2009 578–282 47.4–22.5 -3.9* (-4.4 to -3.4)
55–64:    
1987–2009 1992–796 465–132 -5.6* (-5.9 to -5.4)
65–74:    
1987–1997 5099–2923 1260–768 -4.6* (-5.1 to -4.1)
1997–2009 2923–1545 768–350 -6.1* (-6.6 to -5.6)
75–84:    
1987–1995 6284–5225 2927–2298 -3.1* (-3.9 to -2.4)
1995–2009 5320–2714 2299–1119 -4.6* (-5.0 to -4.2)
35–84:    
1987–1995 13935–10501 644.2–461.9 -4.2* (-4.7 to -3.6)
1995–2009 10501–5339 461.9–210.2 -5.1* (-5.4 to -4.8)
  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.