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Table 3 Garbage codes in Norway 1996–2019, according to sex and age

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

  All deaths Major garbage codes Minor garbage codes
N N Percent (95% CI) N Percent (95% CI)
Women
 Under 1 year 1852 20 1.1 (0.7–1.7) 37 2.0 (1.4–2.8)
 1–4 years 448 40 8.9 (6.5–12.1) 21 4.7 (3.0–7.2)
 5–14 years 628 70 11.1 (8.9–13.9) 29 4.6 (3.2–6.7)
 15–49 years 15,893 1723 10.8 (10.4–11.3) 778 4.9 (4.6–5.2)
 50–79 years 157,436 13,401 8.5 (8.4–8.7) 16,662 10.6 (10.4–10.7)
 80–89 years 202,338 32,419 16.0 (15.9–16.2) 39,113 19.3 (19.2–19.5)
 90 years and above 135,256 32,572 24.1 (23.9–24.3) 29,086 21.5 (21.3–21.7)
Total 513,851 80,245 15.6 (15.5–15.7) 85,726 16.7 (16.6–16.8)
Men
 Under 1 year 2412 26 1.1 (0.7–1.6) 44 1.8 (1.3–2.5)
 1–4 years 581 49 8.4 (6.4–11.1) 40 6.9 (5.0–9.3)
 5–14 years 825 72 8.7 (6.9–10.9) 43 5.2 (3.8–7.0)
 15–49 years 31,017 5125 16.5 (16.1–16.9) 1559 5.0 (4.8–5.3)
 50–79 years 227,868 20,713 9.1 (9.0–9.2) 22,544 9.9 (9.8–10.0)
 80–89 years 166,886 22,875 13.7 (13.5–13.9) 27,731 16.6 (16.4–16.8)
 90 years and above 56,688 11,699 20.6 (20.3–21.0) 11,978 21.1 (20.8–21.5)
Total 486,277 60,559 12.5 (12.4–12.5) 63,939 13.1 (13.1–13.2)
  1. Data source: NCoDR