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Table 4 A comparison of causes of death from cardiovascular diseases, cancer and other causes during the years 1999-2007.

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

  Controls:
Deaths 2002-2007 n = 30
Widowers:
Deaths 1999-2007 n = 64
  Age 30-59 years-old n = 2 Age 60-69 years-old n = 11 Age 70-75 years-old
n = 17
Age 30-59 years-old n = 4 Age 60-69 years-old n = 18 Age 70-75 years-old
n = 42
Cardiovascular disease - % (n) 0%
(0)
36%
(4)
18%
(3)
75%
(3)
33%
(6)
26%
(11)
Cancer - % (n) 50%
(1)
45%
(5)
65%
(11)
0%
(0)
39%
(7)
48%
(20)
Other - % (n) 50%
(1)
18%
(2)
18%
(3)
25%
(1)
28%
(5)
26%
(11)
  1. Comparing Icelandic widowers (born 1924-1969) and the controls
  2. Total population of men 1999, n = 138,086 Info obtained from Statistics Iceland