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Table 2 Causes of death of parents with HHT. P-value derived from cox-regression based on comparison with controls

From: Life expectancy of parents with Hereditary Haemorrhagic Telangiectasia

Cause of death HHT related Yes No
Number (%) 6 (5 %) 123 (95 %)
Median age (IQ range) 61.5 75.0
  (54.4–67.7) (65.9–82.8)
Range 41.6–74.9 30.0–97.3
Causes of death (number) Massive epistaxis (2) Pulmonary disease (16)
Pulmonary hemorrhage (2) Cardiac disease (21)
Brain abscess (3) Infection (2)
Abdominal aorta aneurysm (1)
Malignancy (47)
Bladder cyst (1)
Dementia (2)
Renal failure (2)
Trauma (7)
Unnatural (2)
Old age (22)
P-value 0.002 0.343