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Table 3 Myocardial infarction case fatality by age at baseline and sex among participants. EPICARDIAN (1995-2004)

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

Gender Age Case fatality
(95%CI)
No. of events
Fatal MI/all MI
Men 65-74 38% (29-49) 33/86
  75-84 41% (27-57) 16/39
  >85 64% (38-86) 9-14
Women 65-74 31% (18-46) 13/42
  75-84 41% (27-55) 18/44
  >85 55% (33-74) 12-22
Total >65 41% (35-47) 101/247
  1. Values represent proportion with fatal events within each group
  2. All MI (Myocardial Infarctions): definite and possible
  3. p for trends (age) <0.05; p (gender) <0.01