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Table 1 Reported adverse events by sex and age

From: Doctors are to blame for perceived medical adverse events. A cross sectional population study. The Tromsø study

Age (years) Men Women
  Number of persons N Adverse events affecting myself n (%) Adverse events affecting relatives n (%) Number of persons n Adverse events affecting myself n (%) Adverse events affecting relatives n (%)
30-39 195 11 (5.6) 41 (21.0) 272 28 (10.3) 58 (21.3)
40-49 1554 128 (8.2) 269 (17.3) 1794 164 (9.1) 410 (22.9)
50-59 1071 101 (9.4) 176 (16.4) 1193 105 (8.8) 247 (20.7)
60-69 1847 183 (9.9) 268 (14.5) 1906 190 (10.0) 317 (16.6)
70-79 762 93 (12.2) 68 (8.9) 818 92 (11.2) 110 (13.4)
80-87 160 12 (7.5) 15 (9.4) 253 37 (14.6) 22 (8.7)
Total 5589 528 (9.4) 837 (15.0) 6236 616 (9.9) 1164 (18.7)
  1. Life time prevalence, total population 11825 persons.