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Table 3 1-year mortality rates in SSc patients stratified by age and sex, compared with the background population

From: Trends in incidence, mortality, and causes of death associated with systemic sclerosis in Denmark between 1995 and 2015: a nationwide cohort study

  Overall Men Women
Age groups Background mortality rate Case mortality rate SMR Number of deaths in SSc group Background mortality rate Case mortality rate SMR Background mortality rate Case mortality rate SMR
20–39 0.05 (0.05–0.05) 0.63 (0.20–1.95) 13.4 ≤3 0.06 (0.06–0.06) 0.93 (0.13–6.57) 14.9 0.03 (0.03–0.03) 0.54 (0.14–2.17) 18
40–49 0.17 (0.17–0.18) 1.97 (1.02–3.78) 11.6 9 0.21 (0.20–0.21) 3.53 (1.32–9.40) 17.0 0.14 (0.14–0.14) 1.45 (0.60–3.49) 10.7
50–59 0.47 (0.47–0.48) 3.19 (2.10–4.85) 6.8 22 0.56 (0.55–0.56) 6.37 (3.31–12.24) 11.4 0.38 (0.38–0.39) 2.38 (1.38–4.09) 6.2
60–69 1.19 (1.18–1.19) 5.99 (4.30–8.35) 5.0 35 1.39 (1.39–1.40) 6.05 (3.25–11.24) 4.4 0.98 (0.97–0.98) 5.97 (4.04–8.84) 6.1
70–79 3.16 (3.15–3.17) 14.63 (11.24–19.06) 4.6 55 3.72 (3.70–3.74) 21.90 (13.97–34.34) 5.9 2.67 (2.65–2,68) 12.45 (8.98–17.27) 4.7
80–100 9.45 (9.43–9.48) 33.15 (23.44–46.88) 3.5 32 9.74 (9.70–9.78) 64.61 (34.76–120.08) 6.6 9.27 (9.24–9.30) 27–14 (17.87–41.22) 2.9
  1. Footnote: Mortality rates are expressed per 100 person-years. SMR denotes standardized mortality rate (i.e., mortality rate in SSc patients divided by mortality rate in background population)