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Table 2 Cumulative incidence of cardiovascular diseases and cardiovascular risk factors (according to the diagnoses in ICD-10) and RR (risk ratios) for men aged 45-64 years (diagnosed 2002-2007) in the twin cities.

From: Cardiovascular disease occurrence in two close but different social environments

  White-collar twin city Blue-collar twin city
  45-64 years (n = 16 057 inhabitants) 45-64 years (n = 16 029 inhabitants)
  n n/1000 RR 95% CI n n/1000 RR 95% CI
High Cholesterol (ICD-E-78) 876 54.6 1.00 - 912 56.9 1.04 (0.95-1.14)
Hypertension (ICD-I10) 1193 74.3 1.00 - 1529 95.4 1.28 (1.19-1.38)***
Angina Pectoris (ICD-I20.9) 383 23.9 1.00 - 480 29.9 1.26 (1.10-1.43)**
Cardiac infarction (ICD-I21) 362 22.5 1.00 - 428 26.7 1.18 (1.03-1.36)*
Ischemic heart disease UNS (ICD-I25) 703 43.8 1.00 - 776 48.4 1.11 (1.00-1.22)*
Cardiac insufficiency (ICD-I50) 279 17.4 1.00 - 394 24.6 1.41 (1.22-1.65)***
Cerebral haemorrhage (ICD-I16.9) 17 1.1 1.00 - 35 2.2 2.06 (1.15-3.68)*
Stroke (ICD-I63) 187 11.6 1.00 - 236 14.7 1.26 (1.05-1.53)*
  1. *p = 0.05,**p = 0.001,***p < 0.0001