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Table 1 Effects (odds ratios (OR) with 95% confidence intervals (CI)) of socio-demographic factors and disease characteristics on cancer mortality among men and women diagnosed with 13 types of cancer at ages 30-89 in Norway 1970-2007, and number of deaths and exposure time in the various categories

From: Changes over time in the effect of marital status on cancer survival

Men OR 95% CI Number of deaths Number of three-month-observations
CURRENT YEAR     
1970-74 1   8693 129750
1975-79 0.95 (0.92 - 0.98) 13518 267382
1980-84 0.83 (0.81 - 0.86) 15069 361980
1985-89 0.65 (0.63 - 0.67) 16357 422973
1990-94 0.56 (0.54 - 0.58) 16337 481531
1995-99 0.48 (0.47 - 0.50) 16377 561331
2000-04 0.38 (0.37 - 0.39) 15934 667958
2005-07 0.31 (0.30 - 0.32) 8901 472650
CURRENT AGE     
30-34 years 1   216 12246
35-39 years 1.30 (1.10 - 1.52) 574 31101
40-44 years 1.41 (1.22 - 1.64) 1038 49900
45-49 years 1.62 (1.40 - 1.87) 2159 78791
50-54 years 1.70 (1.48 - 1.96) 4060 131634
55-59 years 1.86 (1.61 - 2.13) 7114 221477
60-64 years 1.97 (1.71 - 2.26) 11090 347443
65-69 years 2.16 (1.88 - 2.48) 15956 485747
70-74 years 2.45 (2.13 - 2.81) 19752 623305
75-79 years 2.98 (2.60 - 3.42) 20990 631130
80-84 years 3.81 (3.32 - 4.38) 17169 469591
85-89 years 4.99 (4.34 - 5.74) 9650 229119
90-94 years 6.21 (5.35 - 7.21) 1375 42172
95-99 years 10.91 (8.01 - 14.85) 53 1899
CANCER SITE     
Stomach 1   12992 155748
Colon 0.37 (0.36 - 0.38) 11956 417431
Rectum 0.42 (0.41 - 0.43) 7729 272293
Pancreas 2.25 (2.18 - 2.32) 8366 41087
Lung 1.60 (1.57 - 1.64) 30937 254946
Prostate 0.28 (0.27 - 0.28) 25921 1370914
Bladder 0.32 (0.31 - 0.33) 6472 462371
Malignant melanoma 0.33 (0.32 - 0.35) 2899 270878
CNS 1.24 (1.19 - 1.29) 3812 110266
TUMOR STAGE     
Localized 1   34212 2058969
Regional spread 2.48 (2.43 - 2.52) 39512 663815
Distant spread 6.47 (6.34 - 6.60) 26351 219460
Unknown 2.00 (1.95 - 2.04) 11111 423311
MARITAL STATUS     
Married 1   75052 2443243
Never-married 1.27 (1.24 - 1.30) 11316 266821
Widowed 1.11 (1.09 - 1.13) 17379 438024
Divorced/separated 1.18 (1.15 - 1.21) 7439 217467
EDUCATIONAL LEVEL     
10 years 1   60443 1494813
11 years 0.93 (0.91 - 0.94) 27315 901854
12-13 years 0.91 (0.89 - 0.93) 11575 430191
14-17 years 0.87 (0.85 - 0.89) 8117 351366
18+ years 0.81 (0.78 - 0.83) 3736 187331
TIME SINCE DIAGNOSIS     
<1 year 1   43337 811212
1 year 1.77 (1.74 - 1.80) 31329 565314
2 years 1.22 (1.19 - 1.25) 13060 431705
3 years 0.95 (0.93 - 0.98) 7629 351824
4 years 0.79 (0.76 - 0.81) 5014 292190
5 years 0.67 (0.65 - 0.70) 3553 246294
6 years 0.60 (0.57 - 0.62) 2645 209977
7 years 0.52 (0.50 - 0.55) 1954 178209
8 years 0.46 (0.44 - 0.49) 1470 150986
9 years 0.45 (0.42 - 0.48) 1195 127844
Women OR 95% CI Number of deaths Number of three-month-observations
CURRENT YEAR     
1970-74 1   6950 169823
1975-79 0.92 (0.89 - 0.95) 10897 388511
1980-84 0.81 (0.79 - 0.84) 12012 515077
1985-89 0.64 (0.62 - 0.66) 12878 576426
1990-94 0.53 (0.51 - 0.55) 12862 633453
1995-99 0.45 (0.44 - 0.46) 13153 718431
2000-04 0.36 (0.35 - 0.37) 13145 830083
2005-07 0.31 (0.30 - 0.32) 7629 555427
CURRENT AGE     
30-34 years 1   373 39701
35-39 years 1.16 (1.03 - 1.30) 1100 120196
40-44 years 1.21 (1.08 - 1.35) 2028 205603
45-49 years 1.23 (1.10 - 1.37) 3346 305468
50-54 years 1.33 (1.19 - 1.48) 5084 407423
55-59 years 1.49 (1.34 - 1.66) 7177 475825
60-64 years 1.61 (1.45 - 1.79) 9212 513062
65-69 years 1.71 (1.54 - 1.90) 10937 535223
70-74 years 1.95 (1.75 - 2.16) 13116 547429
75-79 years 2.24 (2.02 - 2.49) 14257 521012
80-84 years 2.74 (2.47 - 3.05) 12837 415136
85-89 years 3.56 (3.20 - 3.97) 8788 240845
90-94 years 3.83 (3.39 - 4.32) 1187 56263
95-99 years 7.93 (6.21 - 10.13) 84 3645
CANCER SITE     
Stomach 1   8406 107729
Colon 0.38 (0.37 - 0.40) 13681 514405
Rectum 0.43 (0.41 - 0.44) 5786 238757
Pancreas 2.15 (2.08 - 2.23) 7971 40748
Lung 1.51 (1.46 - 1.56) 12573 118929
Breast 0.23 (0.22 - 0.23) 17968 1698208
Cervix 0.29 (0.28 - 0.30) 3637 313690
Uterus 0.23 (0.22 - 0.24) 3125 381665
Ovaries 0.40 (0.39 - 0.42) 8996 318192
Bladder 0.51 (0.48 - 0.53) 2709 142568
Malignant melanoma 0.21 (0.20 - 0.22) 1845 350666
CNS 0.77 (0.74 - 0.81) 2829 161674
TUMOR STAGE     
Localized 1   21170 2642621
Regional spread 3.03 (2.97 - 3.08) 38148 1335383
Distant spread 9.42 (9.21 - 9.64) 23675 240187
Unknown 3.14 (3.05 - 3.24) 6533 169040
MARITAL STATUS     
Married 1   39640 2360415
Never-married 1.17 (1.15 - 1.20) 10258 437771
Widowed 1.06 (1.04 - 1.08) 32685 1185496
Divorced/separated 1.07 (1.04 - 1.10) 6943 403549
EDUCATIONAL LEVEL     
10 years 1   54133 2126969
11 years 0.92 (0.91 - 0.94) 24991 1381340
12-13 years 0.82 (0.79 - 0.84) 3752 309135
14-17 years 0.82 (0.79 - 0.84) 6070 509229
18+ years 0.76 (0.70 - 0.83) 580 60558
TIME SINCE DIAGNOSIS     
<1 year 1   31537 826957
1 year 1.75 (1.71 - 1.78) 25243 642934
2 years 1.20 (1.17 - 1.23) 11413 532725
3 years 0.92 (0.89 - 0.94) 6922 463826
4 years 0.71 (0.69 - 0.74) 4522 410720
5 years 0.58 (0.56 - 0.61) 3191 368019
6 years 0.49 (0.47 - 0.51) 2353 330757
7 years 0.44 (0.42 - 0.46) 1846 298355
8 years 0.38 (0.36 - 0.40) 1423 269196
9 years 0.33 (0.31 - 0.35) 1076 243742