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Table 1 Incidence rate (per 1000 person-years) of first-time hospital contacts for atrial fibrillation in Denmark 2001–2012

From: Cost of illness of atrial fibrillation: a nationwide study of societal impact

   2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 22,011 2012
Women 18–65 y 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.9 0.8 0.9 0.9
66–75 y 7.7 7.8 7.2 7.1 7.0 7.1 7.4 7.3 7.1 7.6 7.8 7.6
76+ y 20.4 20.6 20.9 20.0 20.2 20.1 20.2 19.9 20.7 21.5 22.2 21.8
Men 18–65 y 1.5 1.4 1.5 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.8 1.7
66–75 y 12.4 12.0 11.8 11.5 11.5 11.1 11.4 11.3 11.3 12.0 12.3 11.9
76+ y 26.3 26.3 25.4 25.8 24.7 24.0 24.3 23.9 23.9 25.5 25.5 26.8
Total   3.7 3.7 3.6 3.6 3.7 3.6 3.7 3.7 3.8 4.0 4.1 4.1