Table 1

 First-ever cardiovascular events in the RA cohort

AgePatientsAMIs or strokes
ObservedExpected
MenWomenMenWomenMenWomen
15–3917670000
40–4412390000
45–491353000.10.2
50–541970000.30.2
55–593571000.70.5
60–643081240.91.0
65–694171441.91.9
70–7430101551.73.0
75–7938102473.24.8
80–842174582.55.7
85+1027241.83.6
Total266756223213.020.6