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Table 4 Effects (odds ratios (OR) with 95% confidence intervals (CI)) of an interaction between marital status and period on cancer mortality among men and women diagnosed with 13 types of cancer at ages 30-89 in Norway 1970-2007, according to models estimated separately for men and women diagnosed before and after age 70a

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

Men OR 95% CI  
<70 YEARS    
Married 1   
Never-married 1.00210 (0.99914 - 1.00506) p = 0.17
Widowed 0.99478 (0.99046 - 0.99913) p = 0.02*
Divorced/separated 0.99861 (0.99532 - 1.00191) p = 0.41
≥70 YEARS    
Married 1   
Never-married 1.00473 (1.00188 - 1.00760) p < 0.01*
Widowed 1.00089 (0.99887 - 1.00291) p = 0.38
Divorced/separated 0.99954 (0.99520 - 1.00388) p = 0.84
Women    
<70 YEARS    
Married 1   
Never-married 1.00048 (0.99738 - 1.00358) p = 0.76
Widowed 1.00088 (0.99806 - 1.00370) p = 0.54
Divorced/separated 0.99812 (0.99481 - 1.00144) p = 0.27
≥70 YEARS    
Married 1   
Never-married 1.00370 (1.00037 - 1.00704) p = 0.03*
Widowed 1.00221 (0.99992 - 1.00451) p = 0.06
Divorced/separated 1.00103 (0.99628 - 1.00578) p = 0.67
  1. a) The models also included current age, cancer site, tumor stage, educational level, time since diagnosis, and the interaction terms between these variables and period.