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Table 2 Age standardized stroke event rates per 100 000 person-years, subjects aged 35–64 years, CVDNOR 1994–2009

From: Ethnic inequalities in acute myocardial infarction and stroke rates in Norway 1994–2009: a nationwide cohort study (CVDNOR)

  Men, n = 1 288 313 Women, n = 1 348 744
Country or region of birth N Strokes SER (95 % CI) N Strokes SER (95 % CI)
Norway 1 194 414 25528 194 (191–196) 1 160 158 15112 116 (115–118)
Western Europe 56 603 715 180 (166–193) 45 521 394 102 (92–112)
 Denmark 10 581 186 206 (176–236) 9 474 103 109 (87–130)
 Finland 3 248 74 340 (262–418) 3 889 49 155 (112–199)
 Sweden 12 417 169 199 (169–229) 11 285 93 100 (80–120)
 The Netherlands 2 938 27 159 (98–219) 2 221 12 72 (31–113)
 Great Britain 9 955 107 145 (117–172) 5 511 48 95 (68–122)
 Germany 8 339 81 161 (126–196) 6 552 45 88 (62–114)
Eastern Europe 23 031 86 157 (123–192) 14 550 76 110 (84–136)
 Poland 15 698 36 145 (90–200) 5 599 43 148 (101–196)
 Russia 1 429 6 177 (22–331) 4 188 15 77 (33–120)
 Hungary 832 30 215 (131–299) 571 5 87 (9–165)
Former Yugoslavia 9 805 158 270 (227–313) 8 763 71 127 (96–157)
 Bosnia-Hercegovina 4 437 78 231 (179–283) 4 470 52 151 (109–192)
 Kosovo 2 790 24 275 (153–398) 2 130 11 188 (59–316)
Middle East 15 710 133 192 (154–230) 9 445 51 127 (88–165)
 Turkey 3 651 42 211 (143–279) 2 377 13 76 (29–123)
 Iraq 5 323 49 248 (163–332) 2 759 20 273 (141–404)
 Iran 4 882 32 148 (87–209) 3 245 14 103 (47–159)
North Africa 4 078 26 125 (74–176) 1 803 4 32 (0–66)
 Morocco 2 260 10 76 (26–126) 1 198 3 33 (0–74)
Sub-Saharan Africa 10 497 111 251 (197–304) 7 052 23 83 (44–122)
 Somalia 3 583 49 464 (306–622) 2 490 7 84 (9–159)
South Asia 13 063 214 242 (208–276) 10 238 117 199 (161–238)
 Sri Lanka 3 623 33 208 (116–299) 2 834 14 114 (45–182)
 India 2 447 39 201 (137–265) 1 911 13 120 (52–188)
 Pakistan 6 115 135 264 (219–309) 4 967 86 250 (194–306)
Southeast Asia 6 280 74 176 (134–218) 14 304 124 179 (144–214)
 Philippines 1 227 16 180 (90–269) 4 642 43 171 (111–230)
 Vietnam 4 303 48 167 (117–218) 4 161 46 183 (128–237)
East Asia 2 775 31 250 (162–339) 3 460 16 76 (38–115)
 China 1 763 21 227 (130–324) 1 987 6 55 (9–100)
Central Asia 1 347 6 125 (18–232) 1 195 8 259 (75–442)
North America 5 812 39 122 (83–161) 5 867 40 110 (75–144)
 USA 5 025 36 128 (85–170) 5 012 37 119 (80–158)
Central America 710 6 139 (27–250) 1 032 9 182 (53–310)
South America 3 870 42 182 (124–239) 4 342 34 115 (74–157)
 Chile 2 472 34 206 (132–280) 1 999 15 104 (50–159)
Oceania/Pacific 749 2 60 (0–144) 583 2 55 (0–132)
  1. SER standardized event rate, CI confidence interval