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Table 3 Percentages of subjects who were hospitalised for specific diseases during 1996 and 2001, before the enrolment in study by age group

From: Socioeconomic position and health status of people who live near busy roads: the Rome Longitudinal Study (RoLS)

  Age (years)
  0-17 18-34 35-64 65-74 75+ Total
Subjects 289,539 420,169 821,153 214,332 153,705 1,898,898
Subjects hospitalized % 58,304 94,211 226,109 87,416 74,890 540,930
   Non accidental causes 20.1 22.4 27.5 40.8 48.7 28.5
   Cardiovascular causes 0.49 1.50 4.27 11.59 16.24 4.88
Hypertension 0.05 0.12 2.52 11.07 16.52 3.71
Ischemic Hearth Disease 0.01 0.02 1.13 5.33 8.36 1.77
Congestive Heart Failure 0.01 0.01 0.25 1.67 4.01 0.63
Peripheral Vascular Disorders 0.01 0.03 0.30 1.98 3.59 0.65
Arrhytmia 0.18 0.14 0.69 3.50 7.26 1.34
Cerebrovascular Disease 0.02 0.05 0.53 3.36 7.33 1.21
   Cancer 0.06 0.24 1.60 4.70 5.40 1.72
   Diabetes 0.06 0.11 0.91 4.17 5.72 1.36
   Chronic Pulmonary Disease 0.90 0.17 0.68 3.87 7.03 1.47