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Table 2 Standardized Annual Mortality and Causes of Death in Hip Fracture Patients and Population 1999-2007*

From: Mortality and cause of death in hip fracture patients aged 65 or older - a population-based study

  Patients (1,593 PY) Population (6,089,623 PY) RR
  Standardized mortality (95% CI) Mortality  
Annual average 172.96 (142.26-203.65) 52.98 3.26
Circulatory system disease 69.82 (50.90-88.74) 25.31 2.76
Malignant neoplasm 26.01 (12.52-39.51) 10.30 2.53
Respiratory system disease 22.95 (11.32-34.59) 4.22 5.44
Dementia, Alzheimer's disease 17.59 (10.91-24.26) 5.77 3.05
Digestive system disease 13.41 (3.50-23.32) 1.59 8.43
Other 23.17 (12.05-34.29) 5.79 4.00
  1. * Counted per 1000 person years (PY) with 95% confidence intervals (95% CI) in patientsRR = relative risk of death for hip fracture patients compared to the general population