Table 5

Age standardised incidence5-150 and one year mortality5-150 rates of first coronary events in the low and high income groups (per 100 000 persons), and the proportion5-152 of mortality difference between the income groups attributable to the difference in case fatality and difference in incidence

Sex and income groupIncidenceMortalityProportion (%) attributable to
case fatalityincidence
Men 5149
Women 3862
  • 5-150 Adopted from Salomaa et al.8 Mortality within one year after the onset of the event.

  • 5-152 Calculated as described in the Methods.