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Table 1 Person-years at risk, number of all-cause and CHD deaths, age-adjusted all-cause and CHD mortality rates, (per 10 000 person-years at risk) and life expectancy (years) in the different countries, among immigrant groups in Sweden and in their country of birth. The age of the study population is 45–74 years. The reference population is Swedes in the WHO database.

From: Are there differences in all-cause and coronary heart disease mortality between immigrants in Sweden and in their country of birth? A follow-up study of total populations

Country Person-years at risk Number of all-cause deaths Number of CHD deaths All-cause mortality rate CHD mortality rates Life expectancy, years
WHO 1
  Men
Sweden 1 427 2002 170602 5 0962 1202 362 77.32
Denmark 834 600 13 461 2 832 170 36 74.2
Norway 637 200 8779 2 486 138 39 75.7
Finland 799 500 12 171 3 769 163 51 73.7
Germany 13 252 200 204 018 44 610 157 35 74.3
Southern Europe 27 664 800 384 991 52 233 134 18 75.0
Chile 1 342 569 20 591 2 422 173 21 72.5
Poland 4 926 500 117 529 18 552 243 38 69.2
Hungary 1 536 618 45 557 9 735 297 64 66.3
  Women
Sweden 1 480 9002 10 4412 1 7562 712 122 82.02
Denmark 873 200 9 646 1 203 115 15 78.5
Norway 662 900 5 206 879 77 13 81.4
Finland 881 600 6 517 1 400 75 16 80.9
Germany 14 655 600 127 955 20 319 84 13 80.6
Southern Europe 30 446 500 203 332 19 052 64 6 81.4
Chile 1 509 217 13 315 1 179 99 9 79.5
Poland 5 876 400 67 921 7 772 114 13 77.7
Hungary 1 902 651 27 579 5 223 141 27 75.2
MigMed 1
  Men
Sweden 10 210 6823 116 7203 34 6123 1113 333  
Denmark 100 034 1 579 433 135 36  
Norway 71 954 1 059 283 125 33  
Finland 397 646 5 232 1 489 156 46  
Germany 85 310 833 235 103 29  
Southern Europe 75 264 551 136 92 22  
Chile 22 096 102 18 75 13  
Poland 37 341 425 114 121 32  
Hungary 40 190 450 143 121 38  
  Women
Sweden 10 425 4113 71 2183 11 8843 683 113  
Denmark 86 269 799 135 83 14  
Norway 110 443 1 041 194 77 13  
Finland 549 085 3 611 681 76 15  
Germany 109 327 733 110 59 9  
Southern Europe 42 740 191 28 53 9  
Chile 24 479 83 12 42 7  
Poland 73450 481 85 77 14  
Hungary 29 544 212 40 76 15  
  1. 1 The data on immigrants in Sweden are taken from the database MigMed and data on country of birth from WHO.
  2. 2 These figures are based on the all-cause deaths in the Swedish population from WHO (including immigrants)
  3. 3 These figures are based only on Swedes from MigMed (excluding all immigrants).