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Table 3 Mortality risk at 28 days, 1 year and 5 years after first hospital admission (1997 or 2000) for heart failure in the Netherlands, by age and gender.

From: Age- and gender-specific risk of death after first hospitalization for heart failure

  No. of men No. of women Age Men Women RR (95% CI) for Men vs Women
     No. of Deaths Percentage Deaths No. of Deaths Percentage Deaths  
28-day mortality 814 525 <55 61 7.5 36 6.9 1.09 (0.73-1.63)
  672 303 55-59 47 7.0 16 5.3 1.32 (0.76-2.30)
  1,118 595 60-64 111 9.9 54 9.1 1.09 (0.80-1.49)
  1,851 1,107 65-69 195 10.5 116 10.5 1.28 (1.10-1.48)
  2,597 1,826 70-74 419 16.1 231 12.7 1.13 (1.01-1.27)
  3,058 2,835 75-79 538 17.6 440 15.5 1.29 (1.17-1.41)
  2,579 3,208 80-84 667 25.9 645 20.1 1.21 (1.11-1.31)
  1,840 4,125 85+ 606 32.9 1,123 27.2 1.21 (1.11-1.31)
1-year mortality 814 525 <55 140 17.2 78 14.9 1.16 (0.90-1.49)
  672 303 55-59 124 18.5 51 16.8 1.10 (0.82-1.48)
  1,118 595 60-64 245 21.9 128 21.5 1.02 (0.84-1.23)
  1,851 1,107 65-69 507 27.4 245 22.1 1.24 (1.08-1.41)
  2,597 1,826 70-74 892 34.3 518 28.4 1.21 (1.11-1.33)
  3,058 2,835 75-79 1,205 39.4 940 33.2 1.19 (1.11-1.33)
  2,579 3,208 80-84 1,264 49.0 1,255 39.1 1.25 (1.18-1.33)
  1,840 4,125 85+ 1,078 58.6 2,058 49.9 1.17 (1.12-1.23)
5-year mortality 814 525 <55 278 34.2 145 27.6 1.24 (1.05-1.46)
  672 303 55-59 273 40.6 102 33.7 1.21 (1.01-1.45)
  1,118 595 60-64 521 46.6 250 42.0 1.11 (0.99-1.24)
  1,851 1,107 65-69 1,028 55.5 510 46.1 1.21 (1.12-1.30)
  2,597 1,826 70-74 1,691 65.1 1,000 54.8 1.19 (1.13-1.25)
  3,058 2,835 75-79 2,195 71.8 1,765 62.3 1.15 (1.11-1.20)
  2,579 3,208 80-84 2,089 81.0 2,315 72.2 1.12 (1.09-1.15)
  1,840 4,125 85+ 1,602 87.1 3,471 84.1 1.03 (1.01-1.06)