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Table 4 Rate ratios of stroke mortality to incidence, ages 45 and over and 45 to 74

From: The incidence of all stroke and stroke subtype in the United Kingdom, 1985 to 2008: a systematic review

   Mortality rate Incidence rate Rate ratio of mortality to incidence
Region Year Male Female Male Female Male 95% CI Female 95% CI
Ages 45 and over          
Oxfordshire 2002-2005 45 47 135 108 0.33 (0.28 - 0.39) 0.44 (0.38 - 0.50)
South London 1995-2004 35 30 143 104 0.24 (0.23 - 0.27) 0.29 (0.27 - 0.31)
East Lancashire 1994-1995 52 47 152 119 0.34 (0.29 - 0.41) 0.39 (0.35 - 0.45)
Scottish Borders 1998-2000 62 71 185 146 0.34 (0.27 - 0.41) 0.49 (0.41 - 0.57)
Ages 45 to 74          
Oxfordshire 2002-2005 6 4 82 56 0.07 (0.05 - 0.10) 0.07 (0.05 - 0.10)
South London 1995-2004 12 7 100 60 0.12 (0.10 - 0.14) 0.12 (0.10 - 0.14)
East Lancashire 1994-1995 16 12 79 46 0.20 (0.16 - 0.26) 0.26 (0.20 - 0.34)
Scottish Borders 1998-2000 12 19 112 75 0.11 (0.08 - 0.15) 0.25 (0.18 - 0.36)
  1. *Mortality rates are for the same years and location as the incidence rates.
  2. †Incidence and mortality rates are age-standardised to the European Standard Population.