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Table 2 Garbage codes in Norway 1996–2019, according to sex and time period

From: Garbage codes in the Norwegian Cause of Death Registry 1996–2019

Women
Year All deaths Major garbage codes Minor garbage codes
  N N Percent (95% CI) N Percent (95% CI)
1996–1999 88,601 11,947 13.5 (13.3–13.7) 18,538 20.9 (20.7–21.2)
2000–2004 109,982 16,302 14.8 (14.6–15.0) 20,889 19.0 (18.8–19.2)
2005–2009 106,496 17,836 16.7 (16.5–17.0) 18,329 17.2 (17.0–17.4)
2010–2014 105,564 18,391 17.4 (17.2–17.7) 15,251 14.4 (14.2–14.7)
2015–2019 103,208 15,769 15.3 (15.1–15.5) 12,719 12.3 (12.1–12.5)
Total 513,851 80,245 15.6 (15.5–15.7) 85,725 16.7 (16.6–16.8)
Men
Year All deaths Major garbage codes Minor garbage codes
  N N Percent (95% CI) N Percent (95% CI)
1996–1999 88,442 8755 9.9 (9.7–10.1) 13,418 15.2 (14.9–15.4)
2000–2004 104,420 11,915 11.4 (11.2–11.6) 14,794 14.2 (14.0–14.4)
2005–2009 98,682 13,476 13.7 (13.4–13.9) 13,616 13.8 (13.6–14.0)
2010–2014 98,083 14,288 14.6 (14.3–14.8) 11,688 11.9 (11.7–12.1)
2015–2019 96,650 12,125 12.5 (12.3–12.8) 10,423 10.8 (10.6–11.0)
Total 486,277 60,557 12,5 (12.4–12.5) 63,939 13.1 (13.1–13.2)
  1. Data source: NCoDR