Table 2

 Characteristics of study subjects who died of myocardial infarction in Tokyo, 1990–1994

MenWomen
*The urban area includes 15 districts in Metropolitan Tokyo. The remaining area was classified as suburban. †Medical institution includes hospitals, clinics, and nursing homes. ‡0 am–6 am, 6 am–12 am, 0 pm–6 pm, and 6 pm–12 pm each represent 0:00–5:59, 6:00–11:59, 12:00–17:59, and 18:00–23:59.
Age
    Mean72.178.7
    Standard deviation12.610.2
    Minimum1520
    Maximum106103
Number of persons Percentage
Sex
    Male812156.3
    Female630943.7
Residence
    Urban area*1125178.0
    Suburban area317922.0
Location where death occurred
    Medical institution†1183782.0
    Home235816.3
    Other2351.7
Death by hour‡
    0 am–6 am309021.4
    6 am–12 am383626.6
    0 pm–5 pm377926.2
    6 pm–12 pm372525.8
Months deaths occurred
    January–March419829.1
    April–June319322.1
    July–September314121.8
    October–December389827.0
Total14430100.0