Table 2 Standardised prevalence ratio of CVD events
CVD eventsSPR*LCLUCLp Value
Hypertension1.901.592.27<0.01
Cerebrovascular accident0.910.342.430.85
Myocardial infarction2.571.733.80<0.01
Angina1.971.243.12<0.01
Congestive heart failure1.190.502.860.69
  • *Time range: 1 January 2000 to 31 December 2001; reference rates calculated for Ontario, 2000–1 CCHS, separately by gender and age where relevant.

  • CCHS, Canadian Community Health Survey; CVD, cardiovascular disease; LCL, lower 95% confidence limit; SPR, standardised prevalence ratio; UCL, upper 95% confidence limit.