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Table 1 Population sizes and death rates from CHD in Syria, 1996 and 2006.

From: Explaining the increase in coronary heart disease mortality in Syria between 1996 and 2006

    Men     
Age groups 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 +75 +25
Population in 1996 1063649 652453 381580 269255 171321 62074 2600332
Population in 2006 1478983 1053893 636889 351702 213778 107432 3842677
Deaths in 1996 (number) 379 542 522 743 1423 583 4191
Deaths in 2006 (number) 955 1573 1263 1327 3000 1674 9793
Death rates per 100,000 in 1996 36 83 137 276 831 939 161
Death rates per 100,000 in 2006 65 149 198 377 1403 1558 255
% Change (crude) 81% 80% 45% 37% 69% 66% 58%
  Women  
Age groups 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 +75 +25
Population in 1996 1019177 634984 381124 271637 168367 66709 2541998
Population in 2006 1432147 1016763 627629 363840 234341 127094 3801814
Deaths in 1996 (number) 145 195 256 314 911 642 2463
Deaths in 2006 (number) 315 517 680 604 2268 2061 6445
Death rates per 100,000 in 1996 14 31 67 116 541 963 97
Death rates per 100,000 in 2006 22 51 108 166 968 1622 170
% Change (crude) 55% 66% 61% 44% 79% 68% 75%