Example sentences for: person-years

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  • Raw data from each study is given for mild or greater AR in table 3and for moderate or greater MR in table 4. Estimates of unexposed incidence of AR and MR utilizing data from the control groups in these studies yielded values approximately 50% higher than estimates from the Framingham study; 0.555% per year for mild or greater AR and 0.219% per year for moderate or greater MR. To provide conservative estimates of relative risk, these rates were used to calculate the expected number affected (given the duration of exposure in each study) for Poisson analyses in tables 5and 6. Estimates of "incident" cases and relative risks based on person-years are also given in tables 5and 6.

  • The rates of CHF in SHEP participants treated with diuretics and placebo were 5 and 10 per 1,000 person-years, respectively.

  • = 1.5 years), yielding 1,143,208 person-years of observation.

  • Person-years in unexposed controls were calculated as: (total number in the control group) × (the number of years from age 40 to the average age of the group).

  • Person-years of follow-up were computed for each cohort as the amount of time since the NHANES I examination to the date of the first of the following events: date of ICD-9 disease code of interest from the health care facility stay files, date of death from the NHEFS mortality file, or the last day of contact from the 1992 NHEFS vital status file.

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