Table 2

Incidence Rates of Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia per 100,000 Person-Years by Age and Gender

Age (yr)MalesFemalesTotal
No.RateNo.RateNo.Rate (95% CI)
≤1917321413 (0–27)
20–6441510381427 (13–40)
≥655981013915122 (60–184)
Total (95% CI)1021 (8–35)2348 (28–67)3335 (23–47)
Adjusted (95% CI)24 (9–39)a46 (27–65)a36 (23–48)b
  • a Age adjusted to the 1990 U.S. census.

  • b Age and gender adjusted to the 1990 U.S. census. CI = confidence interval.