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Table 2 Cumulative number of cases and risk by sex and age of different CHD diagnostic categories in 10 years of follow-up (1995-2004).

From: Ten-year fatal and non-fatal myocardial infarction incidence in elderly populations in Spain: the EPICARDIAN cohort study

CHD diagnostic
Categories
  Males   Females   Total
(95%CI)
p
   65-74 75-84 <85 All males
(95%CI)
65-74 75-84 <85 All females
(95%CI)
  
Non-fatal definite AMI No. of events 38 15 3 56 19 14 6 39 95  
  % 3.9 3.1 2.3 3.5 (2.6-4.5)
p = 0.53
1.5 2.0 2.8 1.8 (1.3-2.5)
p = 0.42
2.5 (2.1-3.1) <0.05
Possible AMI No. of events 15 8 2 25 10 12 4 26 51  
  % 1.5 1.6 1.5 1.6 (1.0-2.3)
p = 0.8
0.8 1.7 1.8 1.2 (0.8-1.7)
p = 0.142
1.4 (1.0-1.8) 0.05
Sudden death No. of events 13 14 6 33 2 19 4 25 58  
  % 1.3 2.9 4.6 2.1(1.4-2.9)
p < 0.05
0.2 2.7 1.8 1.2 (0.7-1.7)
p < 0.001
1.6 (1.2-2.0) <0.001
Fatal and non-fatal
definite AMI
No. of events 71 31 12 114 32 32 18 82 196  
  % 7.3 6.4 9.2 7.2(6.0-8.5)
p = 0.51
2.6 4.6 8.3 3.8(3.0-4.7)
p < 0.001
5.3 (4.6-6.0) <0.001
Ischemic event No. of events 99 53 20 172 44 63 26 133 305  
  % 10.2 10.9 15.4 10.8(9.3-12.3)
p = 0.2
3.6 9.1 12 6.2 (5.2-7.3)
p < 0.001
8.2 (7.3-9.1) <0.001
Possible and non-
fatal definite AMI
No. of events 53 23 5 81 29 26 10 65 146  
  % 5.4 4.7 3.8 5.1(4.0-6.2)
p = 0.67
2.4 3.8 4.6 3.0
p = 0.085
3.9 (3.3-4.6) 0.01
  1. CI: Confidence Intervals. "p" represents differences by age and gender. Ischemic event includes all coronary events that
  2. satisfy the criteria for non-fatal definite myocardial infarction or coronary death (fatal definite infarction,
  3. fatal possible infarction, or sudden death)