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Table 1 Number of subjects, number of events, person-years, and events/person-year rate in each smoking group

From: Smoking-induced risk of future cardiovascular disease is partly mediated by cadmium in tobacco: Malmö Diet and Cancer Cohort Study

Outcome Smoking status n Events Person-years Events/thousand person-years
Acute coronary event Never smoker 1884 119 32,001 3.7
  Stopped > 5 years 1225 101 20,309 5.0
  Stopped <= 5 years 278 26 4424 5.9
Current smoker 840 101 12,598 8.0
Major adverse cardiac event Never smoker 1879 145 31,763 4.6
  Stopped > 5 years 1218 132 19,925 6.6
  Stopped <= 5 years 275 36 4282 8.4
  Current smoker 837 120 12,423 9.7
Stroke Never smoker 1887 128 32,087 4.0
Stopped > 5 years 1240 75 20,537 3.7
Stopped <= 5 years 289 23 4568 5.0
Current smoker 843 79 12,672 6.2
Cardiovascular mortality Never smoker 1895 79 32,818 2.4
  Stopped > 5 years 1253 71 21,170 3.4
Stopped <= 5 years 293 19 4789 4.0
Current smoker 853 84 13,137 6.4
All-cause mortality Never smoker 1895 265 32,818 8.1
  Stopped > 5 years 1253 230 21,170 10.9
Stopped <= 5 years 293 67 4789 14.0
Current smoker 853 304 13,137 23.1