Table 4

 Number of deaths from ischaemic heart disease according to the socioeconomic contextual variable, in each stratum of population density, Scania, 1996–2002

Baseline age 50–64 yearsBaseline age 65–79 years
Number of cases/popRate (%)Number of cases/popRate (%)
pop, population; socioeco, socioeconomic.
First tertile of pop density
    Low socioeco environment195/16 0431.2866/12 3687.0
    Mid-low socioeco environment189/16 0421.2800/12 2576.5
    Mid-high socioeco environment153/15 9821.0722/12 4525.8
    High socioeco environment127/16 1430.8635/12 3125.2
Second tertile of pop density
    Low socioeco environment249/16 1831.5957/12 3277.8
    Mid-low socioeco environment164/15 8921.0841/12 4066.8
    Mid-high socioeco environment111/15 9980.7702/12 3935.7
    High socioeco environment109/16 1580.7599/12 3754.8
Third tertile of pop density
    Low socioeco environment428/16 1062.7981/12 2748.0
    Mid-low socioeco environment276/16 0831.7895/12 4477.2
    Mid-high socioeco environment186/16 1501.2761/12 2576.2
    High socioeco. environment118/16 0400.7644/12 3405.2