Table 3

Incidence of cardiovascular disease and hypertension in the last 5 years, and age-adjusted and gender-adjusted annual incidence in the adult population

Cardiovascular conditionsIncident cases in last 5 years, n (%)Annual age-adjusted and gender-adjusted incidence rate per 10 000 (95% CI)
Coronary artery disease14 033 (1.1)22.1 (21.8 to 22.5)
Atrial fibrillation17 913 (1.4)28.2 (27.8 to 28.7)
Peripheral arterial disease3817 (0.3)6.0 (5.8 to 6.2)
Stroke/transient ischaemic attack10 838 (0.8)17.1 (16.8 to 17.5)
Congestive cardiac failure7792 (0.6)12.3 (12.0 to 12.6)
Hypertension60 635 (4.8)96.5 (95.7 to 97.3)