Table 8: Association between district and cause-specific hospitalization (HR, 90% CI) (females, 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
= 113,187 = 14,625 = 18,528 = 9,714 = 8,271
HR90% CI HR90% CI HR90% CI HR90% CI

Malignant cancers (140–208)3.8785301,030,951,127130,910,850,972951,171,061,292250,910,811,02
 Stomach (151)129231,260,851,85240,890,611,2871,060,552,0291,100,621,94
 Colorectal (153-154)483600,930,741,18620,620,500,78351,210,901,62170,580,390,88
 Trachea, bronchus, and lung (162)149170,890,571,37300,940,671,33101,040,601,8050,530,251,12
 Pleura (163)2330,870,312,4420,440,131,4843,351,318,5421,250,374,22
 Breast (174)9901271,030,871,211790,980,861,12941,331,111,59590,890,721,11
 Vescica (188)146221,120,761,66371,160,851,5850,610,291,2950,560,271,19
 Kidney (189)78100,950,531,68130,840,511,3951,060,492,28102,101,213,66
 Brain and other parts of CNS (191-192; 225)204250,940,651,35300,770,551,06171,180,771,80171,270,841,93
 Lymphatic and hematopoietic tissue (200–208)398551,030,801,31580,720,570,91261,000,711,40240,950,671,35
Neurological diseases (330–349)2.1513511,111,011,233780,890,810,981681,060,931,211410,980,851,14
Cardiovascular diseases (390–459)13.5002.0721,151,111,202.6110,900,870,931.0591,311,251,398881,050,991,11
 Cardiac diseases (390–429)9.3661.4781,171,121,231.8970,930,890,977521,401,311,496321,091,021,17
 Acute coronary events (410-411)1.0601971,321,161,512541,080,961,22881,421,181,72641,020,821,26
 Heart failure (428)2.4493680,950,871,056281,020,941,091541,321,151,521060,770,650,90
 Cerebrovascular diseases (430–438)3.5956001,151,061,247280,840,790,902201,211,071,352121,010,901,13
Respiratory diseases (460–519)6.6731.3361,281,211,341.2731,000,951,058131,391,311,495141,070,991,16
 Acute respiratory infections (460–466, 480–487)3.0207051,391,291,495991,081,001,174221,371,251,492280,980,881,10
 COPD (490–492, 494, 496)1.4332621,191,061,333250,940,851,041261,621,391,89911,090,911,30
Diseases of the digestive system (520–579)12.9522.0671,181,131,222.0380,890,850,921.2881,251,191,319051,000,951,06
Renal diseases (580–599)3.1876621,471,371,596090,990,921,073201,351,221,492481,171,051,31