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Erectile Dysfunction Severity as a Risk Marker for Cardiovascular Disease Hospitalisation and All-Cause Mortality: A Prospective Cohort Study

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Age-standardised rates (per 1,000 person-years) of grouped CVD hospitalisations since baseline and all-cause mortality by degree of erectile dysfunction and previous CVD history, directly age-standardised to the 2006 New South Wales population.

All CVD includes ICD-10-AM diagnosis codes I00–I99, G45, and G46; ischaemic heart disease includes I20–I25; peripheral vascular disease (PVD) includes I70–I74; stroke includes I60–I69, G45, and G46; heart failure is I50; and other CVD is all CVDs except those listed above. Vertical lines indicate 95% CIs.

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doi: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1001372.g001