Table 3

Stroke mortality trends by sex and age groups in Turkey between 1988–2008
Men Women
Age groups Identified periods Estimated annual percentage change (95% CI) Identified periods Estimated annual percentage change (95% CI)
35–44 1988–1999 -3.5(-4.3, -2.7)* 1988–2008 -3.3(-3.8, -2.9)*
1999–2002 -7.3(-16.6,3.1)
2002–2005 2.6(-8.8, 15.4)
2005–2008 -7.5(-12.0, -2.7)*
45–54 1988–1999 -2.2(-3.0, -1.5)* 1988–2005 -2.6(-3.2, -2.0)*
1999–2008 -3.8(-4.6, -3.0)* 2005–2008 -7.4(-13.7, -0.5)*
55–64 1988–1993 -3.0(-5.0, -1.0)* 1988–1999 -0.8(-1.7,0.1)
1993–1996 1.9(-6.9,11.5) 1999–2008 -5.2(-6.2, -4.1)*
1996–2008 -3.9(-4.3, -3.4)*
65–74 1988–1995 -2.6(-4.1, -1.1)* 1988–1999 0.4(-0.3,1.1)
1995–1998 3.3(-6.1,13.7) 1999 - 2006 -1.6(-3.1, -0.1)*
1998–2006 -1.3(-2.5, -0.1)* 2006–2008 -7.5(-15.3,1.0)
2006–2008 -5.8(-13.8, -3.0)*
75+ 1988–1990 3.2(-7.0,14.5) 1988–1996 -2.1(-3.6, -0.6)*
1990–1995 -3.2(-6.3, -0.0)*
1995–2005 2.2(1.3 - 3.1)* 1996–2005 3.5(2.1–5.0)*
2005–2008 -4.4(-8.0, -0.8)* 2005–2008 -8.6(-13.2, -3.8)*

*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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