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Table 2 Prevalence ratios of 171,994 deaths by hour per day, age, and sex in Hong Kong, 2008–2016

From: Is cancer-related death associated with circadian rhythm?

Time/age/sex Prevalence ratio (95% CI)
Death due to cancer Death due to ischemic heart disease Death due to pneumonia
During 0:00–0:59 am Reference Reference Reference
During 1:00–1:59 am 1.05 (0.88–1.26) 1.02 (0.82–1.26) 0.99 (0.79–1.24)
During 2:00–2:59 am 1.00 (0.84–1.19) 1.02 (0.81–1.27) 1.00 (0.80–1.26)
During 3:00–3:59 am 1.03 (0.86–1.23) 1.08 (0.86–1.34) 1.07 (0.86–1.35)
During 4:00–4:59 am 1.04 (0.87–1.24) 1.15 (0.93–1.43) 1.07 (0.85–1.34)
During 5:00–5:59 am 1.06 (0.89–1.26) 1.18 (0.95–1.46) 1.05 (0.84–1.31)
During 6:00–6:59 am 1.24 (1.04–1.47) 1.25 (1.00–1.55) 1.27 (1.01–1.58)
During 7:00–7:59 am 0.96 (0.81–1.15) 0.90 (0.72–1.12) 0.85 (0.68–1.07)
During 8:00–8:59 am 1.08 (0.91–1.29) 1.01 (0.81–1.26) 0.96 (0.77–1.20)
During 9:00–9:59 am 1.10 (0.93–1.31) 1.21 (0.97–1.50) 1.14 (0.91–1.43)
During 10:00–10:59 am 1.09 (0.92–1.30) 1.35 (1.09–1.68) 1.17 (0.93–1.46)
During 11:00–11:59 am 1.08 (0.91–1.28) 1.19 (0.96–1.48) 1.22 (0.97–1.52)
During 12:00–12:59 pm 1.18 (0.99–1.40) 1.17 (0.94–1.45) 1.21 (0.97–1.51)
During 1:00–1:59 pm 1.07 (0.90–1.27) 1.25 (1.01–1.56) 1.20 (0.96–1.51)
During 2:00–2:59 pm 1.09 (0.92–1.30) 1.06 (0.86–1.32) 1.14 (0.91–1.43)
During 3:00–3:59 pm 1.06 (0.89–1.26) 1.13 (0.91–1.40) 1.16 (0.92–1.45)
During 4:00–4:59 pm 1.18 (0.99–1.40) 1.14 (0.92–1.41) 1.24 (0.99–1.55)
During 5:00–5:59 pm 1.03 (0.87–1.23) 1.20 (0.97–1.49) 1.13 (0.91–1.42)
During 6:00–6:59 pm 0.96 (0.81–1.14) 0.93 (0.74–1.16) 1.01 (0.80–1.26)
During 7:00–7:59 pm 0.97 (0.82–1.16) 1.04 (0.84–1.29) 1.05 (0.84–1.31)
During 8:00–8:59 pm 1.22 (1.02–1.45) 1.49 (1.20–1.85) 1.35 (1.08–1.67)
During 9:00–9:59 pm 1.13 (0.95–1.34) 1.14 (0.92–1.42) 1.14 (0.91–1.43)
During 10:00–10:59 pm 1.03 (0.86–1.23) 1.25 (1.00–1.55) 1.12 (0.90–1.41)
During 11:00–11:59 pm 1.07 (0.90–1.27) 1.30 (1.05–1.61) 1.26 (1.00–1.58)
Other variables
 Sex (male versus female) 1.33 (1.26–1.40) 1.25 (1.17–1.33) 1.77 (1.66–1.90)
 Age (per 1 year increment) 1.03 (1.02–1.03) 1.04 (1.04–1.04) 1.06 (1.06–1.06)
  1. CI confidence interval