Table 7: Association between district and cause-specific hospitalization (HR, 90% CI) (males, 1998–2010). Hazard Ratio (HR) from the Cox model stratified by calendar period and adjusted for age (underlying time) and socioeconomic position.

Diagnosis (ICD-9-CM)Reference districts TamburiBorgoPaolo VIStatte
= 108,272 = 14,067 = 16,312 = 10,097 = 8,283
HR90% CI HR90% CI HR90% CI HR90% CI

Malignant cancers (140–208)4.8186851,121,051,218611,060,991,124441,311,211,433541,060,971,16
 Stomach (151)166271,210,851,73301,050,751,46191,631,092,46151,290,832,02
 Colorectal (153-154)520520,860,671,10730,870,701,07280,820,591,13391,080,821,41
 Trachea, bronchus, and lung (162)8661491,291,101,501561,060,921,221011,611,341,92600,980,781,22
 Pleura (163)75181,801,142,84181,380,892,1571,440,742,7940,770,331,79
 Connective and other soft tissue (171)3240,910,372,24101,800,983,3151,660,743,7231,300,483,52
 Prostate (185)639801,100,901,351131,040,881,24400,980,751,29511,220,961,56
 Testis (186)4930,420,151,1391,230,672,2520,400,121,3451,310,602,84
 Bladder (188)7871061,120,941,341210,900,771,06841,621,341,97500,950,741,20
 Kidney (189)149231,260,851,85371,471,081,99151,410,892,22141,370,862,17
 Brain and other parts of CNS (191-192; 225)187230,980,671,43301,010,731,41140,890,561,41161,190,771,83
 Lymphatic and hematopoietic tissue (200–208)400581,200,941,53801,261,031,55351,130,841,52240,840,601,19
Neurological diseases (330–349)1.8503291,261,141,403371,111,001,222261,431,271,611401,040,901,20
Cardiovascular diseases (390–459)14.5042.0781,181,131,232.4571,031,001,071.3881,321,261,391.0761,061,011,12
 Cardiac diseases (390–429)9.8661.4111,201,151,271.6991,040,991,099571,411,331,497521,101,041,17
 Acute coronary events (410-411)2.3283101,131,021,263961,090,991,192411,391,241,561671,000,871,14
 Heart failure (428)1.8783171,211,091,343751,030,941,141801,541,351,761190,970,831,13
 Cerebrovascular diseases (430–438)3.1245251,301,191,415811,040,961,122111,010,891,132261,090,971,22
Respiratory diseases (460–519)8.9061.8361,361,301,431.4931,010,961,061.2551,521,441,607521,121,051,19
 Acute respiratory infections (460–466, 480–487)3.7699611,511,421,617461,191,111,276251,541,441,663151,050,951,15
 COPD (490–492, 494, 496)2.3504501,311,201,433790,850,780,932521,601,431,792031,291,141,46
Diseases of the digestive system (520–579)15.6282.4651,201,151,242.3010,940,910,981.6821,231,181,291.2291,061,011,12
Renal diseases (580–599)3.2525621,351,251,465210,980,901,063311,351,221,492821,221,101,36