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Table 3 Kaplan-Meier survival estimates.

From: Assessing survival in widowers, and controls -A nationwide, six- to nine-year follow-up

year after controls widowers
losing spouse survival 95% CI survival 95% CI
1 100   100  
2 99.2 97.4-99.7 97.8 95.6-98.9
3 98.3 96.3-99.2 96.4 93.8-97.9
4 96.1 93.5-97.7 93.3 91.1-95.4
5 94.4 91.5-96.4 91.0 87.6-93.6*
6 93.6 90.5-95.7 89.4 85.7-92.1
7 91.6 88.2-94.1 86.5 82.3-89.8
8 91.6 88.2-94.1 84.6 80.0-88.2*
  1. Age matched widowers (n = 357) versus controls (n = 357)
  2. *Statistical significance between widowers and controls