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Table 4 Garbage codes in Norway 1996–2019, according to place of death

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

Place of death All deaths All garbage codes Major garbage codes Minor garbage codes
N Median age at death (years) N Unadjusted (%) Age adjusted (%) (95% CI) N Unadjusted (%) Age adjusted (%) (95% CI) N Unadjusted (%) Adjusted (%) (95% CI)
Hospital 366,855 78 74,666 20.4 23.7 (23.5–23.9) 33,531 9.1 11.0 (10.9–11.2) 41,135 11.2 12.7 (12.6–12.9)
Nursing home 434,271 86 157,632 36.3 31.6 (31.4–31.8) 68,638 15.8 13.6 (13.4–13.7) 88,994 20.5 18.0 (17.9–18.2)
At home 149,203 75 44,238 29.6 34.3 (34.0–34.7) 28,545 19.1 22.0 (21.7–22.3) 15,693 10.5 12.3 (12.1–12.6)
Other known 34,620 61 9037 26.1 34.3 (33.2–35.5) 6796 19.6 24.0 (23.0–24.9) 2241 6.5 10.3 (9.7–11.0)
Not known 15,179 73 4896 32.3 36.3 (35.2–37.5) 3294 21.7 23.1 (22.2–24.1) 1602 10.6 13.2 (12.5–13.9)
Total 1,000,128 81 290,469 29.0 30.0 (29.9–30.2) 140,804 14.1 14.7 (14.6–14.8) 149,665 15.0 15.4 (15.3–15.4)
  1. Data source: NCoDR