Table 2

Age-specific male and female excess deaths due to diagnosed type 2 diabetes (ICD-10 code E11) in people >40 years of age in Germany (2010)

Male E(a)Female E(a)Total E(a)PAF(a)
Age-group (years)
 40–491,635 (2.2)658 (1.0)2,293 (1.7)9.1
 50–597,156 (9.7)2,838 (4.4)9,994 (7.2)17.2
 60–6915,807 (21.5)7,141 (11.1)22,948 (16.6)22.4
 70–7928,423 (38.7)18,713 (29.0)47,136 (34.2)21.2
 80–8918,388 (25.0)28,338 (43.9)46,726 (33.9)15.0
 90–992,019 (2.7)6,834 (10.6)8,853 (6.4)8.3
Total73,427 (100.0)64,523 (100.0)137,950 (100.0)16.3
Total (R + 15%)*89,03380,555169,58820.0
Total (R − 15%)*58,26349,031107,29412.7
Total (R − 1.4% in men and R − 0.7% in women)65,82260,602126,42414.9
  • Data are n (%) unless otherwise indicated.

  • *First sensitivity analysis: mortality rate ratio 15% above or below the Danish estimates (Danish National Diabetes Register) (5).

  • †Second sensitivity analysis: mortality rate ratio from Denmark (Danish National Diabetes Register) diminished by 1.4% per year in men and 0.7% per year in women (5).