TABLE 4

Cause-specific mortality rates by year of diabetes diagnosis and duration of diabetes censored at 30 years of follow-up

n*Diagnosis cohort
1965–1969 (n = 79)1970–1974 (n = 74)1975–1979 (n = 49)
Diabetes-related171668.7 (507.4–830.1)575.7 (433.5–717.8)454.9 (317.3–592.5)
    Acute complication38152.0 (75.1–228.9)155.3 (81.5–229.2)65.0 (13.0–117.0)
    Renal disease26121.6 (52.8–190.4)64.0 (16.6–111.4)75.8 (19.6–132.0)
    CVD67263.4 (162.2–364.7)219.3 (131.6–307.0)184.1 (96.6–271.6)
    Infection/other40131.7 (60.1–203.3)137.1 (67.7–206.4)130.0 (56.4–203.5)
Non–diabetes-related31131.7 (60.1–203.3)100.5 (41.1–159.9)75.8 (19.6–132.0)
    Accident/violent1440.5 (0.8–80.2)54.8 (11.0–98.7)43.3 (0.9–85.8)
    Cancer740.5 (0.8–80.2)9.1 (0.0–27.1)21.7 (0.0–51.7)
    Other1050.7 (6.3–95.1)36.6 (0.7–72.4)10.8 (0.0–32.1)
Overall202800.5 (624.0–977.0)676.2 (522.1–830.2)530.7 (382.1–679.3)
  • Data are n or per 100,000 person-years (95% CI).

  • *Observed deaths.

  • P ≤ 0.05 for RR of 1975–1979 compared with 1965–1969.