Table 1—

Mortality of the population with type 2 diabetes compared with the population of Teesside without diabetes, 1994–1999

Cause (ICD-9 codes)Age (years)Baseline no. of subjectsPerson-years of follow-upDeaths (n)Death rate per 1,000 person-years (95% CI)Nondiabetic death rateRelative rate* (95% CI)
All causes
 Male subjects
40–597493,2977322.14 (18.09–26.20)5.272.56 (1.73–3.80)
60–791,2977,19641157.12 (54.23–60.00)39.271.96 (1.74–2.21)
80+131919143155.56 (143.67–167.45)148.171.25 (1.09–1.43)
 Female subjects
40–594642,1632411.09 (7.12–15.06)3.303.15 (2.51–3.95)
60–791,0375,40127951.66 (48.23–55.08)24.501.41 (1.28–1.56)
80+2501,620218134.55 (127.70–141.41)111.201.09 (0.92–1.29)
Cardiovascular causes (390–459)
 Male subjects
40–597493,2974814.56 (11.00–18.12)2.055.47 (4.18–7.15)
60–791,2977,19624834.46 (31.47–37.46)17.011.96 (1.72–2.23)
80+1319197480.50 (74.47–86.53)60.171.39 (1.10–1.76)
 Female subjects
40–594642163146.47 (3.29–9.65)0.835.60 (3.44–9.14)
60–791,0375,40118534.25 (30.80–37.71)9.713.24 (2.81–3.74)
80+2501,62011872.83 (67.62–78.04)51.061.47 (1.22–1.77)
Ischemic heart disease (410–414)
 Male subjects
40–597493,2973811.53 (8.26–14.79)1.595.50 (4.07–7.43)
60–791,2977,19618525.71 (22.86–28.56)11.432.18 (1.88–2.53)
80+1319195054.39 (46.20–62.59)34.211.64 (1.23–2.19)
 Female subjects
40–594642,163125.55 (2.58–8.52)0.419.28 (5.60–15.38)
60–791,0375,40112322.77 (19.58–25.97)5.793.62 (3.04–4.32)
80+2501,6206540.12 (33.74–46.49)24.841.65 (1.29–2.12)
Cerebrovascular disease (430–438)
 Male subjects
40–597493,29782.43 (0.79–4.07)0.277.15 (3.74–13.69)
60–791,2977,196456.25 (4.54–7.97)3.051.98 (1.46–2.68)
80+1319191415.23 (8.39–22.07)15.151.05 (0.61–1.80)
 Female subjects
40–594642,163000.26
60–791,0375,401448.15 (5.93–10.36)2.313.22 (2.39–4.33)
80+2501,6203622.22 (16.43–28.01)17.651.31 (0.93–1.83)
  • Relative death rates are shown only where ≥3 deaths occurred.

  • *

    * Local people with diabetes relative to the local nondiabetic population.