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Table 4 Incidence rates and mortality rates for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in different national and international studies carried out in the elderly.

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

   All incidence rates All mortality rates
Study
Period of Study
(Reference No.)
Age
Group
Men Women Men Women
EPICARDIAN Study
REGICOR-65 plus (24)*
65-74 981(921-1044)
599(528-670)
351(316-389)
166(131-202)
456(416-499)
220(177-263)
142(120-167)
55(35-75)
  75-84 858(802-917)
972(840-1105)
623(576-673)
409(338-481)
442(402-485)
570(468-672)
350(315-388)
223(170-276)
  >85 1244(1177-1314)
1071(791-1351)
1118(1054-185)
671(307-836)
933(875-994)
740(506-973)
745(693-800)
426(295-558)
EPICARDIAN Study**
1994-2004
>65 957(898-1018) 546(502-594) 484(442-529) 293(260-329)
Oxford Study
1994-95 (30)
65-79 1585 868 826 478
Rotterdam Study
1990-2000 (26)
>55 840(660-1020)1
420(280-550)2
310(230-390)1
360(2.60-450)2
  
Bronx Aging Study
1981-89 (31)
>75 4700 (total)   3900 (total)  
Cardiovascular Health
Study 1989-90 (32)
>65 2070 790   
Framingham Heart
Study1960-1999 (33)
65-74 1800 800   
  75-84 2700 1400   
  1. **Age- standardization by the European Standard Population (Eurostat 2006) as reference
  2. *New and recurrent cases
  3. 1 recognized myocardial infarction
  4. 2 unrecognized myocardial infarction
  5. Rates per 100,000 person-years (95% Confidence interval)