Table 2

Descriptive follow-up results of the AMOR cohorts (excluding Munster)

NRW
(n=34 393)
Saarland
(n=18 619)
Augsburg
(n=6378)
Maximum observation period1 January 1990 to 31 December 20091 January 1990 to 31 December 20091 January 1990 to 31 May 2010
Mortality follow-up
 Completeness until December 200297.2%
 Alive31 630 (92.0%)
 Deceased1805 (5.2%)
 Lost to follow-up958 (2.8%)
 Person-years251 377
Completeness until December 200596.7%
 Alive30 675 (89.2%)
 Deceased2580 (7.5%)
 Lost to follow-up1138 (3.3%)
 Person-years344 486
Completeness until December 200994.7%95.1%98.0%
 Alive28 790 (83.7%)16 391 (88.0%)5781 (90.6%)
 Deceased3789 (11.0%)1314 (7.1%)469 (7.4%)
 Lost to follow-up1814 (5.3%)914 (4.9%)128 (2.0%)
 Person-years465 396243 36990 095
 Completeness of causes of death91.9%91.6%96.2%
(Cancer or AMI) Incidence follow-up
Until December 2005
 Incident cases470 neoplasms*
 Person-years176 588†
Until December 2009
 Incident cases638 neoplasms*86 AMI
 Person-years204 36651 077
  • *All malignant neoplasms except non-melanoma skin cancer (International Classification of Diseases-10: C44).

  • †Estimated based on.39

  • AMI, acute myocardial infarction; AMOR, Aussiedler Mortality; NRW, North Rhine-Westphalia.