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Table 3 Cumulative incidence of cardiovascular diseases and cardiovascular risk factors (according to the diagnoses in ICD-10) and RR (risk ratios) for women 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 = 16 011 inhabitants) 45-64 years (n = 16 031 inhabitants)
  n n/1000 RR 95% CI n n/1000 RR 95% CI
High Cholesterol (ICD-E-78) 450 28.1 1.00 - 504 31.4 1.12 (0.99-1.27)
Hypertension (ICD-I10) 946 59.1 1.00 - 1302 81.2 1.37 (1.27-1.49)***
Angina Pectoris (ICD-I20.9) 212 13.2 1.00 - 307 19.2 1.45 (1.22-1.72)***
Cardiac infarction (ICD-I21) 108 6.7 1.00 - 153 9.5 1.41 (1.11-1.81)*
Ischemic heart disease UNS (ICD-I25) 223 13.9 1.00 - 296 18.5 1.33 (1.12-1.58)**
Cardiac insufficiency (ICD-I50) 104 6.5 1.00 - 199 12.4 1.91 (1.51-2.42)***
Cerebral haemorrhage (ICD-I16.9) 8 0.5 1.00 - 20 1.2 2.50 (1.10-5.67)*
Stroke (ICD-I63) 116 7.2 1.00 - 154 9.6 1.33 (1.04-1.69)*
  1. *p = 0.05,**p = 0.001,***p < 0.0001