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Table 1 Person years and number of deaths by population characteristics and age groups.

From: Susceptibility to heat wave-related mortality: a follow-up study of a cohort of elderly in Rome

  All 65+ ages 65-74 ages 75+ ages
  Person yrs Deaths Person yrs Deaths Person yrs Deaths
  (n = 641147) 18609 (n = 348015) 4139 (n = 293132) 14470
  %   %   %  
Age       
65-74 54.3 4139     
75-84 34.4 7599     
85-94 9.8 5781     
95+ 1.6 1090     
Gender       
Female 59.1 10112 55.6 1700 63.3 8412
Male 40.9 8497 44.4 2439 36.7 6058
Marital Status       
Married 56.2 8090 68.5 2825 41.5 5265
Not married, widowed, divorced 43.8 10519 31.5 1314 58.5 9205
SES       
Medium/High 81.9 15126 80.5 3144 83.6 11982
Low 17.1 3323 18.6 954 15.4 2369
Missing 1.0 160 0.9 41 1.0 119
HDD (Hospitalization Diagnosed Disease)       
(ICD9-CM)       
Malignant neoplasm 3.9 4510 3.7 1840 4.1 2670
(140-208)       
Diabetes mellitus 3.9 2237 3.4 576 4.5 1661
(250)       
Other CNS disorders 1.9 1530 1.2 335 2.7 1195
(330-349)       
Ischaemic heart diseases 4.1 2445 3.3 521 5.1 1924
(410-414)       
Conduction disorders 1.1 580 0.6 105 1.5 475
(426)       
Cardiac dysrhythmias 3.5 2557 2.3 437 4.9 2120
(427)       
Heart failure 1.5 1846 0.8 301 2.4 1545
(428)       
Other cardiovascular diseases 11.5 5476 9.3 1221 14.2 4255
(390-429 exept 410-414;426;427;428)       
Chronic pulmonary diseases 3.1 2344 2.2 495 4.2 1849
(490-496)       
Acute and chronic liver diseases 0.7 593 0.7 229 0.7 364
(570-572)       
Renal failure 1.3 1689 0.7 319 1.9 1370
(584-588)       
Psychiatric disorders 1.2 837 0.8 150 1.6 687
(290-299;300.4;301.1;309.0;309.1;311)       
Cerebrovascular diseases 3.9 2591 2.4 445 5.6 2146
(430-438)       
Number of HDD for any other causes       
0-1 97.6 17774 97.6 3864 97.6 13910
2-3 2.2 715 2.2 213 2.3 502
4+ 0.2 120 0.2 62 0.2 58