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Table 3 Coronary heart disease deaths, mortality rate, rate ratio and 95% confidence intervals for rate ratios by sex, age and year of death

From: Patterns of coronary heart disease mortality over the 20th century in England and Wales: Possible plateaus in the rate of decline

Men 30–34 35–39 40–44 45–49 50–54 55–59 60–64 65–69
Deaths
1936–45 273 936 2561 5347 10076 15752 21094 23970
1946–55 810 2291 6376 13949 24001 34165 47520 57763
1956–65 1396 4783 10782 21895 41820 65473 83693 92738
1966–75 1576 4946 13834 29887 50471 77214 114210 141632
1976–85 1520 4524 10966 24027 46480 77437 109151 143514
1986–95 1051 3333 8248 16436 28719 49653 81613 119728
1996–2005 810 2332 5550 10987 19740 30404 45011 66886
Mortality rate per 100,000
1936–45 2 6 19 42 87 147 226 311
1946–55 5 14 38 86 163 289 492 736
1956–65 9 28 64 135 268 443 662 1040
1966–75 10 33 87 180 315 522 854 1251
1976–85 8 25 72 167 311 513 789 1257
1986–95 5 18 45 91 195 374 627 987
1996–2005 4 11 28 61 111 177 334 577
Rate ratio
1936–45 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
1946–55 2.9 2.3 2.0 2.0 1.9 2.0 2.2 2.4
1956–65 5.4 4.7 3.4 3.2 3.1 3.0 2.9 3.3
1966–75 6.2 5.5 4.6 4.3 3.6 3.6 3.8 4.0
1976–85 5.0 4.1 3.8 3.9 3.6 3.5 3.5 4.0
1986–95 3.2 3.0 2.4 2.1 2.2 2.5 2.8 3.2
1996–2005 2.4 1.9 1.5 1.4 1.3 1.2 1.5 1.9
95% CI rate ratio
1936–45 - - - - - - - -
1946–55 (2.7, 3.1) (2.2, 2.4) (1.9, 2.0) (2.0, 2.1) (1.8, 1.9) (1.9, 2.0) (2.2, 2.2) (2.3, 2.4)
1956–65 (5.1, 5.6) (4.6, 4.8) (3.3, 3.4) (3.1, 3.2) (3.1, 3.1) (3.0, 3.0) (2.9, 2.9) (3.3, 3.4)
1966–75 (5.9, 6.5) (5.4, 5.7) (4.5, 4.7) (4.2, 4.3) (3.6, 3.7) (3.5, 3.6) (3.8, 3.8) (4.0, 4.0)
1976–85 (4.8, 5.3) (4.0, 4.2) (3.7, 3.9) (3.9, 4.0) (3.5, 3.6) (3.5, 3.5) (3.5, 3.5) (4.0, 4.1)
1986–95 (3.0, 3.4) (2.9, 3.1) (2.3, 2.4) (2.1, 2.2) (2.2, 2.3) (2.5, 2.6) (2.8, 2.8) (3.2, 3.2)
1996–2005 (2.3, 2.6) (1.8, 2.0) (1.4, 1.5) (1.4, 1.5) (1.3, 1.3) (1.2, 1.2) (1.5, 1.5) (1.8, 1.9)
Women 30–34 35–39 40–44 45–49 50–54 55–59 60–64 65–69
Deaths
1936–45 111 267 541 1199 2452 4733 8301 12243
1946–55 133 371 924 2351 4911 9884 19053 31573
1956–65 226 574 1542 3348 7360 15934 30830 50826
1966–75 275 762 2147 4666 9469 18883 39113 67127
1976–85 312 711 1753 3935 9260 20032 37935 65485
1986–95 247 575 1349 2730 5744 13102 29180 55030
1996–2005 190 518 1134 2275 4013 7619 14485 27489
Mortality rate per 100,000
1936–45 0.6 1.5 3.3 7.9 17.4 36.5 71.4 126.0
1946–55 0.8 2.1 5.4 14.1 31.2 69.8 152.1 291.8
1956–65 1.4 3.3 9.0 20.0 44.9 100.0 211.7 412.9
1966–75 1.8 5.2 13.4 27.4 56.9 118.4 258.0 481.4
1976–85 1.7 3.9 11.7 27.3 60.2 124.5 247.3 469.7
1986–95 1.2 3.1 7.3 15.0 38.8 95.2 205.2 384.7
1996–2005 0.9 2.5 5.5 12.5 22.3 43.3 102.7 222.0
Rate ratio
1936–45 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
1946–55 1.2 1.4 1.6 1.8 1.8 1.9 2.1 2.3
1956–65 2.2 2.1 2.7 2.5 2.6 2.7 3.0 3.3
1966–75 2.9 3.4 4.1 3.5 3.3 3.2 3.6 3.8
1976–85 2.7 2.5 3.6 3.5 3.5 3.4 3.5 3.7
1986–95 1.9 2.0 2.2 1.9 2.2 2.6 2.9 3.1
1996–2005 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.6 1.3 1.2 1.4 1.8
95% CI rate ratio
1936–45 - - - - - - - -
1946–55 (1.0, 1.4) (1.2, 1.5) (1.5, 1.8) (1.7, 1.9) (1.7, 1.8) (1.9, 2.0) (2.1, 2.2) (2.3, 2.3)
1956–65 (1.9, 2.5) (2.0, 2.3) (2.6, 2.9) (2.5, 2.6) (2.5, 2.6) (2.7, 2.8) (2.9, 3.0) (3.2, 3.3)
1966–75 (2.6, 3.2) (3.1, 3.6) (3.9, 4.3) (3.4, 3.6) (3.2, 3.3) (3.2, 3.3) (3.6, 3.6) (3.8, 3.9)
1976–85 (2.4, 3.0) (2.3, 2.7) (3.4, 3.7) (3.4, 3.6) (3.4, 3.5) (3.4, 3.5) (3.4, 3.5) (3.7, 3.8)
1986–95 (1.7, 2.2) (1.9, 2.2) (2.1, 2.4) (1.8, 2.0) (2.2, 2.3) (2.6, 2.7) (2.8, 2.9) (3.0, 3.1)
1996–2005 (1.3, 1.7) (1.5, 1.8) (1.6, 1.8) (1.5, 1.6) (1.2, 1.3) (1.2, 1.2) (1.4, 1.5) (1.7, 1.8)