Table 1

Mean annual rate of PACG admissions, by race, sex, and age, Singapore, 1993–7

Mean annual rate per 100 000 (95% confidence interval)
ChineseMalaysIndiansAll races
MaleFemaleMaleFemaleMaleFemaleMaleFemale
<401.3 (0.7, 2.1)0.6 (0.3, 1.3)1.0 (0.1, 3.5)1.9 (0.3, 6.7)1.0 (0.6, 1.6)0.8 (0.9, 1.4)
40–493.1 (2.1, 4.5)6.1 (4.6, 7.8)2.5 (0.6, 7.2)4.1 (1.3, 9.2)4.5 (0.9, 13.1)2.9 (2.0, 4.0)5.7 (4.4, 7.3)
50–5913.0 (10.0, 15.9)25.7 (21.9, 29.5)10.3 (3.7, 22.2)13.4 (6.3, 24.0)4.9 (0.6, 16.5)11.4 (3.2, 26.7)12.2 (9.6, 14.8)23.5 (20.2, 26.9)
60–6924.9 (20.1, 29.7)52.5 (47.3, 57.7)7.6 (2.1, 19.3)17.5 (8.8, 29.9)18.9 (7.6, 38.6)26.3 (9.2, 51.2)22.1 (18.1, 26.2)46.8 (42.1, 51.5)
70–7932.0 (24.2, 39.5)52.2 (45.3, 59.1)12.5 (2.7, 32.4)30.0 (11.9, 54.3)33.3 (11.8, 61.6)33.3 (4.3, 77.7)29.6 (23.0, 36.1)49.8 (41.2, 59.6)
80 and above33.3 (20.8, 47.9)49.0 (38.7, 59.3)19.2 (4.3, 103.0)36.4 (4.5, 125.0)30.7 (19.2, 43.9)47.5 (38.1, 57.2)
Crude8.1 (7.2, 9.1)16.5 (15.3, 17.8)3.6 (2.1, 5.7)7.1 (5.0, 9.8)5.1 (2.8, 8.4)6.9 (4.0, 11.0)7.3 (6.5, 8.2)14.8 (13.7, 15.9)
Age adjusted 8.1 (7.5, 8.7)16.0 (15.2, 16.8)4.0 (2.6, 5.4)8.2 (6.3, 10.3)4.3 (2.9, 5.9)8.6 (6.7, 10.7)7.7 (6.4, 9.1)15.6 (13.8, 17.4)
Age and sex adjusted 12.2 (10.5, 13.7)6.0 (4.9, 7.3)6.3 (5.1, 7.6)11.1 (10.4, 11.8)
  • Adjusted to the total male and female Singapore 1995 population, respectively.

  • Adjusted to the total Singapore 1995 population.