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Table 6 Death rates from iron overload in thalassaemia major in the UK, by decade.

From: Improved survival of thalassaemia major in the UK and relation to T2* cardiovascular magnetic resonance

Iron overload   Deaths from iron overload per 1,000 patient years
Year of birth Births Before 1960 1960 – 69 1970 – 79 1980 – 89 1990 – 99 2000 – 03 Total
Before 1960 55 0.0 2.2 44.9 32.3 14.3 0.0 16.4
1960–69 166   0.0 4.8 22.4 15.8 2.9 10.4
1970–79 216    0.0 1.9 12.7 1.5 4.9
1980–89 212     0.0 3.0 5.3 2.5
1990–99 172      0.0 0.0 0.0
2000–2003 29       0.0 0.0
TOTAL 850 0.0 0.8 7.3 7.9 7.9 2.3 6.3