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Table 2 Number of person-years, lung cancer deaths and age-standardized lung cancer mortality rates per 100,000 by own and partner’s education, housing conditions and age group; Married and cohabiting men and women aged 40–84 years

From: Socioeconomic disparities in lung cancer mortality in Belgian men and women (2001-2011): does it matter who you live with?

  Men 40–64 years Men 65–84 years
PY N ASMRa (95 % CI) PY N ASMRa (95 % CI)
Own education
 Lower secondary or less 5,094,081 9320 167.4 (163.9–170.8) 2,755,774 15,661 566.3 (557.5–575.1)
 Upper Secondary 2,532,075 2516 112.7 (108.2–117.1) 592,056 2463 417.3 (400.9–433.8)
 Tertiary 2,589,299 1595 68.1 (64.7–71.5) 512,956 1530 302.9 (287.7–318.1)
Partner’s education
 Lower secondary or less 5,302,827 9541 159.4 (156.2–162.7) 3,022,199 16,539 544.2 (535.9–552.5)
 Upper Secondary 2,595,683 2430 107.8 (103.4–112.1) 514,057 2067 406.4 (388.9–424.0)
 Tertiary 2,284,487 1406 74.0 (70.0–77.9) 311,336 946 315.4 (295.0–335.8)
Housing conditions
 Low-quality tenant 555,496 1366 238.9 (226.2–251.6) 259,422 1932 740.9 (707.9–773.9)
 Mid-quality tenant 374,438 827 211.9 (197.5–226.3) 173,485 1019 583.3 (547.4–619.2)
 High-quality tenant 423,902 644 162.0 (149.4–174.6) 110,426 637 572.5 (528.1–616.9)
 Low-quality owner 2,332,228 3677 154.4 (149.4–159.3) 1,153,672 6333 542.9 (529.6–556.3)
 Mid-quality owner 2,078,078 2633 118.7 (114.1–123.2) 896,008 4034 453.6 (439.6–467.6)
 High-quality owner 4,181,967 3849 96.8 (93.7–99.9) 1,079,662 4441 418.0 (405.7–430.4)
  Women 40–64 years Women 65–84 years
PY N ASMRa (95 % CI) PY N ASMRa (95 % CI)
Own education
 Lower secondary or less 6,036,089 2876 44.8 (43.1–46.5) 2,847,317 2184 76.6 (73.4–79.8)
 Upper Secondary 2,779,075 805 32.5 (30.2–34.9) 435,192 302 71.0 (63.0–79.0)
 Tertiary 2,421,634 497 24.4 (22.1–26.6) 234,574 147 62.7 (52.4–73.0)
Partner’s education
 Lower secondary or less 5,792,362 2624 43.2 (41.6–44.9) 2,592,948 1984 76.4 (73.1–79.8)
 Upper Secondary 2,709,210 867 34.8 (32.4–37.1) 526,648 384 73.8 (66.4–81.2)
 Tertiary 2,766,602 690 27.0 (25.0–29.1) 416,466 278 67.5 (59.5–75.4)
Housing conditions
 Low-quality tenant 634,089 447 69.7 (63.3–76.2) 248,439 312 126.1 (112.1–140.2)
 Mid-quality tenant 424,692 307 70.8 (62.9–78.8) 162,446 178 110.9 (94.5–127.3)
 High-quality tenant 465,399 261 60.4 (53.0–67.8) 96,539 105 108.4 (87.6–129.1)
 Low-quality owner 2,617,438 1053 39.8 (37.4–42.2) 1,087,986 675 62.1 (57.4–66.7)
 Mid-quality owner 2,310,108 786 32.7 (30.4–35.0) 805,099 525 65.6 (60.0–71.3)
 High-quality owner 4,523,601 1153 26.4 (24.9–27.9) 917,441 636 70.3 (64.8–75.7)
  1. PY person-years, N number of lung cancer deaths, ASMR age-standardized mortality rates, CI confidence intervals
  2. aDirectly standardized to the total Belgian population aged 40–84 years
  3. Source: Belgian 2001 census linked to National Register and Mortality Register (2001–2011)