Table 3: Characteristics of ARD death overall and by gender and age group, Barcelona (Spain), 1970–2006 ().

OutcomesNumber of events (%)Follow-up time ; mean (SD); median (IQR)Person-years at riskIncidence rate/100000 person-years (95% CI)Log-rank/Breslow test; values

Death from all ARD
Overall167 (30.7)8.5 (9.1); 4.1 (1.5–13.7)4611.43600 (3092–4191)
Gender
 Men142 (26.1)9.4 (9.8); 4.8 (1.6–16.2)3746.23764 (3191–4439)0.073/0.164
 Women25 (4.6%)5.9 (6.4); 2.8 (1.3–9.0)865.22890 (1952–4276)
Age groups
 <5030 (5.5%)18.9 (10.4); 21.5 (12.2–28.5)1551.41934 (1352–2766)<0.001/<0.001
 50–5943 (7.9%)11.9 (9.6); 10.0 (2.9–19.5)1652.62602 (1930–3508)
 60–6940 (7.4%)6.3 (6.4); 3.6 (1.4–9.8)846.44726 (3466–6443)
 70–7942 (7.7%)3.2 (3.2); 2.4 (0.9–4.6)452.39065 (6674–12311)
 >=8012 (2.2%)2.2 (1.9); 1.8 (0.8–2.8)108.611045 (6273–19449)

ARD: asbestos-related diseases; SD: standard deviation; IQR: interquartile range; CI: confidence interval. follow-up time for death from all ARD was defined as the number of years from the date of diagnosis to the date of any ARD-related-death or to censoring.