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Table 3 Age-specific and age-standardised rates of index admission by gender and financial year

From: The health services burden of heart failure: an analysis using linked population health data-sets

  Rate of admission (per 100000 persons aged ≥45 years)      
5 Year Age group Gender 2002 – 03* 2003 – 04 2004 – 05 2005 – 06 2006 – 07
45-49 Male 19.4 16.2 14.7 27.8 20.9
n = 352 Female 9.9 9.7 7.9 8.6 12.1
50-54 Male 33.8 37.0 30.8 40.6 39.1
n = 604 Female 19.1 25.9 17.4 17.2 15.5
55-59 Male 70.8 65.4 64.5 63.1 67.2
n = 1009 Female 38.2 37.3 30.7 33.8 34.6
60-64 Male 132.8 155.7 131.5 137.3 130.8
n = 1594 Female 75.8 79.3 64.5 60.6 61.9
65-69 Male 236.0 226.2 237.9 211.5 190.1
n = 2244 Female 152.1 147.5 139.9 116.1 119.0
70-74 Male 413.8 432.9 391.6 357.5 345.8
n = 3548 Female 311.9 271.6 249.7 247.1 266.8
75-79 Male 691.5 678.1 620.0 686.9 652.6
n = 5240 Female 493.7 486.3 466.2 442.4 420.4
80-84 Male 1165.3 1092.9 1026.5 1058.1 1133.1
n = 6191 Female 886.5 799.5 792.6 729.2 774.5
85+ Male 1950.3 1864.6 1781.1 1871.3 1784.9
n = 8379 Female 1430.5 1602.6 1393.9 1493.9 1496.0
Age Standardised Male 256.7 252.6 236.1 244.1 237.7
   (247.4, 266.1) (243.4, 261.7) (227.4, 244.8) (235.4, 252.8) (229.2, 246.2)
Rate Female 235.3 236.8 215.7 213.2 217.1
(95% CI)   (226.8, 243.8) (228.3, 245.2) (207.8, 223.7) (205.4, 221.1) (209.3, 224.9)
  1. * Financial Year (1 July – 30 June).