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Table 1 Characteristics of the acute myocardial infarction (AMI), stroke and atrial fibrillation (AF) cohorts

From: Joint mapping of cardiovascular diseases: comparing the geographic patterns in incident acute myocardial infarction, stroke and atrial fibrillation, a Danish register-based cohort study 2014–15

  AMI Stroke AF
Cases PY IR Cases PY IR Cases PY IR
Total 18,349 6,868,414 26.7 28,006 6,817,459 41.1 39,040 6,790,503 57.5
Sex
 Female 6,791 3,561,742 19.1 13,391 3,506,561 38.2 17,754 3,506,072 50.6
 Male 11,558 3,306,672 35.0 14,615 3,310,898 44.1 21,286 3,284,431 64.8
Age
 30–59 4,895 4,256,183 11.5 5,775 4,238,191 13.6 4,805 4,256,227 11.3
 60–69 4,470 1,321,559 33.8 5,991 1,313,460 45.6 8,412 1,312,313 64.1
 70–79 4,595 859,414 53.5 7,676 848,137 90.5 12,345 831,006 148.6
 80 +  4,389 431,258 101.8 8,564 416,943 205.4 13,478 390,956 344.7
Income
 Low 4,572 1,367,521 33.4 6,991 1,357,075 51.5 8,600 1,351,987 63.6
 Medium 11,017 4,124,208 26.7 16,448 4,093,957 40.2 23,295 4,077,683 57.1
 High 2,760 1,376,685 20.0 4,567 1,366,427 33.4 7,145 1,360,833 52.5
  1. AMI acute myocardial infarction, AF atrial fibrillation, PY person-years, IR incidence rate (per 10,000 PY)