Table 1

Change in coronary heart disease and stroke mortality by sex in Turkey for adults aged ≥35, 1988–2008
Sex Coronary heart disease Stroke
Identified periods Estimated annual percentage change (95% CI) Identified periods Estimated annual percentage change (95% CI)
Men 1988–1994 2.9*(1.1,4.7) 1988–1990 2.0(-4.1,8.4)
1990–1994 -3.8*(-6.7, -0.4)
1994–2008 -1.7*(-2.0, -1.4) 1994–2004 0.6*(0.2,1.2)
2004–2008 -4.4*(-6.3, -2.6)
Women 1988–1994 2.0*(0.2–3.7) 1988–1990 3.6(-4.9,12.8)
1994–2000 -2.8*(-5.0, -0.5) 1990–1994 -3.8(-7.8,0.4)
2000–2005 1.0(-2.2,4.3) 1994–2005 1.1*(0.4,1.8)
2005–2008 -6.7*(-11.3, -1.8) 2005–2008 -7.9*(-11.8, 3.4)

*Linear slope of the identified period is significantly different from previous or next identified period (p < 0.05).

Dinç et al.

Dinç et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:896   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-896

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