Table 2

Descriptive data for myocardial infarction admissions in Liverpool between January 2004 and March 2012, including comparisons between 2005/2006 and 2010/2011

 Population characteristics 2004–2012Crude admissionsAge-adjusted rates/100 000*
FrequencyPer cent2005–20062005–20062005–20062005–20062010–2011Rate ratio
Total635610018811089−792230.3134.20.583 (0.549–0.618)
Male379959.81135682−453325.3190.00.584 (0.542–0.629)
Female255740.2746407−339148.785.30.574 (0.520–0.633)
16–192<0.10000.00.0-
20–29110.241−32.40.50.219
30–39911.42016−417.214.90.867
40–494887.714981−68121.969.00.566
50–59101616.0286221−65284.3211.30.743
60–69137621.6405226−179540.0286.80.531
70–79176327.7531291−240867.6489.90.565
80+160925.3486253−2331542.9753.00.488
  • *Final age-adjusted rates and CIs calculated for total, male and female rates only. Age-specific rates and rate ratios are raw rates shown for reference.