Table 1

Incidence rate of acute pancreatitis by age and sex in the general population without diabetes and in type 2 diabetic patients (cohort analysis)

Age strataPerson-yearsCasesIncidence rate per 100,000 person-years (95% CI)
General population (n = 200,000)
    Women
        20–39 years25,300519.8 (6.4–46.1)
        40–59 years105,6552220.8 (13–31.5)
        60–69 years105,8242725.5 (16.8–37.1)
        70–79 years116,7424135.1 (25.2–47.6)
        Overall353,5219526.9 (21.7–32.8)
    Men
        20–39 years25,732519.4 (6.3–45.3)
        40–59 years157,2414629.3 (21.4–39)
        60–69 years146,5424128.0 (20–37.9)
        70–79 years124,4165645.0 (34–58.4)
        Overall453,93214832.6 (27.5–38.3)
    Total807,45324330.1 (26.4–34.1)
Type 2 diabetes (n = 85,525)
    Women
        20–39 years5,105478.4 (21.3–200.6)
        40–59 years40,5852151.7 (32–79.1)
        60–69 years45,3772759.5 (39.2–86.5)
        70–79 years50,0572243.9 (27.5–66.5)
        Overall141,1257452.4 (41.1–65.8)
    Men
        20–39 years4,479244.7 (5.4–161.3)
        40–59 years61,1093557.3 (39.8–79.6)
        60–69 years63,9793250.0 (34.2–70.6)
        70–79 years55,2993359.7 (41–83.8)
        Overall184,86510255.2 (44.9–66.9)
    Total325,99017654.0 (46.3–62.5)
IRRdiabetes 1.79 (1.48–2.18)*
  • *Unadjusted estimate of acute pancreatitis in type 2 diabetic patients compared with the general population.