Table 2

Coronary heart disease mortality trends by sex and age group in Turkey between 1988–2008
Men Women
Identified periods Estimated annual percentage change (95% CI) Identified periods Estimated annual percentage change (95% CI)
35–44 1988–1994 3.9(1.0, 6.9)* 1988–1994 4.5(1.0, 8.1)*
1994–2003 -4.7(-6.2, -3.2)* 1994–2000 -6.1(-9.8, -2.3)*
2003–2008 -1.6 (-4.5, 1.4) 2000–2008 0.2(-1.6,2.0)
45–54 1988–1994 3.6 (2.2, 5.1)* 1988–1990 8.6 (-6.6, 26.2)
1994–2008 -2.7(-3.0, -2.4)* 1990–2008 -1.8(-2.2, -1.4)*
55–64 1988–1991 0.9(-2.4,4.3) 1988–1994 3.5(0.6,6.6)*
1991–1994 6.7(0.1,13.7)*
1994–1999 -4.3(-6.2, -2.4)* 1994–2008 -3.2(-3.9, -2.5)*
1999–2008 -2.4(-2.9, -1.9)*
65–74 1988–1994 1.7(-0.2,3.7) 1988–1995 2.0(0.4, 3.8)*
1995–2001 -3.2(-5.4, -0.9)*
1994–2008 -1.5(-1.9, -1.1)* 2001–2006 -0.3(-3.3,2.8)
2006–2008 -4.8(-13.3, -4.6)*
75+ 1988–1994 2.3(0.7–3.9)* 1988–1994 1.5(-0.4,3.4)
1994–1997 -4.5(-12.8,4.7) 1994–1998 -3.6(-8.5,1.6)
1997–2003 0.9(-1.0,2.9) 1998–2005 1.6(-0.1,3.2)
2003–2008 -2.9(-4.4, -1.3)* 2005–2008 -8.7(-12.2, -5.1)*

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

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

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