Table 2

Association between Barrett’s oesophagus and SIM, and cause specific mortality

Observed mortality (No of deaths)Expected mortality (No of deaths)SMR (95% CI)
Cause of death (ICD9.0 codes)BOSIMBOSIMBOSIM
BO, Barrett’s oesophagus; SIM, specialised intestinal metaplasia; SMR, standardised mortality ratio; 95% CI, 95% confidence interval.
*p<0.05.
All causes (1–999)25314926516396 (84–107)91 (77–106)
All cancers (140–239)69415635122 (93–151)118 (82–155)
Oesophageal cancer (150)121121518 (225–812)*774 (317–1231)*
Stomach cancer (151)323297 (0–207)106 (0–252)
Colorectal cancer (153, 154)10474139 (53–225)90 (2–179)
Lung cancer (162)138127107 (49–165)107 (33–181)
Digestive system disease (520–579)171085211 (111–311)*202 (77–327)
Ischaemic heart disease (410–414)6037664191 (68–113)90 (61–119)
Stroke (430–438)2110322065 (37–93)*50 (19–81)*
Other circulatory disease (390–409, 415–429, 439–459)1611211374 (38–111)83 (34–132)
Respiratory system disease (460–519)4627573581 (57–104)76 (48–105)
Other causes (1–139, 240–389, 580–999)24132314103 (62–145)91 (42–141)