Table 1

Distribution of population, number of CVD, CHD and mortality events

PopulationCVD eventsCHD eventsMortality events
No(%)No (% of population)%No (% of population)%No (% of population)%
Men 1 358 647592 863 (43.6)131 533 (9.7)240 371 (17.7)
No of sibling
 Non-sibling214 70015.8105 516 (49.1)17.823 671 (11.0)1850 709 (23.6)21.1
 One sibling443 87732.7189 839 (42.8)3239 729 (9.0)30.273 140 (16.5)30.4
 Two siblings338 81224.9140 361 (41.4)23.730 184 (8.9)22.952 790 (15.6)22
 Three siblings183 06713.577 378 (42.3)13.117 663 (9.6)13.430 266 (16.5)12.6
 Four or more siblings178 19113.179 769 (44.8)13.520 286 (11.4)15.433 466 (18.8)13.9
Birth order
 First684 76550.4318 341 (46.5)53.770 238 (10.3)53.4140 857 (20.6)58.6
 Second402 87929.7166 757 (41.4)28.136 654 (9.1)27.962 267 (15.5)25.9
 Third164 54012.165 853 (40.0)11.114 736 (9.0)11.223 081 (14.0)9.6
 Fourth62 7654.624 729 (39.4)4.25737 (9.1)4.48425 (13.4)3.5
 Fifth+43 6983.217 183 (39.3)2.94168 (9.5)3.25741 (13.1)2.4
Women 1 315 037486 147 (37.0)55 933 (4.3)160 269 (12.2)
No of sibling
 Non-sibling210 1211687 261 (41.5)17.910 289 (4.9)18.434 521 (16.4)21.5
 One sibling430 31532.7154 154 (35.8)31.716 280 (3.8)29.149 132 (11.4)30.7
 Two siblings324 37924.7113 739 (35.1)23.412 500 (3.9)22.334 843 (10.7)21.7
 Three siblings176 63113.463 871 (36.2)13.17512 (4.3)13.419 766 (11.2)12.3
 Four or more siblings173 59113.267 122 (38.7)13.89352 (5.4)16.722 007 (12.7)13.7
Birth order
 First664 45950.5262 015 (39.4)53.930 342 (4.6)54.294 779 (14.3)59.1
 Second388 39129.5136 263 (35.1)2815 191 (3.9)27.240 984 (10.6)25.6
 Third159 31112.153 711 (33.7)116231 (3.9)11.115 205 (9.5)9.5
 Fourth60 6764.620 264 (33.4)4.22379 (3.9)4.35558 (9.2)3.5
 Fifth+42 2003.213 894 (32.9)2.91790 (4.2)3.23743 (8.9)2.3
  • CHD, coronary heart disease; CVD, cardiovascular disease.