Table 2

Death rates and standardised mortality ratios for 5 year age bands compared with annual age specific rates in the general population of England and Wales from 1990 to 1996

Age groups (years)Total
1–45–910–1415–19
Deaths from diabetes
 Male10782651
 Female76141340
 All1713223991
Estimated diabetic population
 Male320015200294003830086100
 Female26008700223003090064500
 All5800239005170069200150600
Death rate/1000 (diabetes)
 Male3.120.460.270.680.59
 Female2.690.690.630.420.62
 All2.930.540.430.560.60
Deaths (all causes)
 Male351420472217699414772
 Female25451422160629978570
 All605934693823999123342
Population (×1000)
 Male979611913113131126844290
 Female932511292106971062041934
 All1912123205220102188886224
Death rate/1000 (all causes)
 Male0.360.170.200.620.33
 Female0.270.130.150.280.20
 All0.320.150.170.4670.26
Standardised mortality ratio
 Male  (95% CI)8.7 (4.2 to 16.0)2.7 (1.1 to 5.6)1.4 (0.6 to 2.8)1.1 (0.7 to 1.6)1.8 (1.3 to 2.4)
 Female  (95% CI)10.0 (4.0 to 20.6)5.3 (1.9 to 11.6)4.2 (2.3 to 7.1)1.5 (0.8 to 2.6)3.1 (2.2 to 4.2)
 All  (95% CI)9.2 (5.4 to 14.7)3.6 (1.9 to 6.3)2.5 (1.6 to 3.8)1.2 (0.9 to 1.6)2.3 (1.9 to 2.9)
  • CI, confidence interval.