Table 1: Mortality among 3902 (2142 females vs. 1760 males) treated edentulous patients undergoing treatment with dental implants 1986–2014 and deceased between 1986 and 2014.

Cause of deathTotal number of deceased patients ()Number of deceased males ()Number of deceased females ()
ObservedExpectedSMR95% CIObservedExpectedSMR95% CIObservedExpectedSMR95% CI

Infectious diseases32191.61.1–2.21782.21.1–3.215121.20.6–1.9
Tumours5562941.91.7–2.02791342.11.8–2.32771591.71.5–1.9
Endocrine/metabolic diseases49311.51.1–1.930132.41.5–3.219191.00.5–1.4
Mental illness103711.41.2–1.732191.61.1–2.271501.41.1–1.7
Diseases in the circulatory system8836581.31.2–1.44182651.61.4–1.74653921.21.1–1.3
Diseases in the respiratory system183991.81.6–2.177421.81.4–2.2106571.91.5–2.2
Diseases in the digestive system50431.20.8–1.527181.50.9–2.123250.90.5–1.3
All causes209813771.51.5–1.610005631.81.7–1.910988131.351.3–1.4

SMR: standardised mortality ratio; 95% CI, 95% confidence interval; statistically significant.