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Table 2 Number of persons with CVD diagnosis before the index date per 1000 persons

From: Cardiovascular disease in women with breast cancer – a nationwide cohort study

  BC patients Cancer-free controls Difference P value
CVD 156.3 150.7 5.6 0.0546
Hypertension 73.4 69.6 3.8 0.0687
Ischemic heart disease/ACS 44.9 47.3 −2.4 0.1659
Cerebrovascular disease 36.5 36.4 0.1 0.9409
Atrial fibrillation 30.2 26.1 4.1 0.0019
Heart failure 21.4 20.1 1.4 0.2251
Heart valve disease 9.0 9.1 0.0 0.9745
Thrombophlebitis/thrombosis 8.5 7.6 0.9 0.2017
Other cardiac arrhythmias 8.2 7.3 0.9 0.2189
Peripheral vascular disease 6.7 7.7 −1.1 0.1272
Pulmonary heart disease 4.7 4.0 0.7 0.1907