Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 2 Effects of marital status on all-cause and cause-specific mortality (ICD-10 codes in parentheses) 2004-2007 a and the chance of purchasing various types of medicines for circulatory disorders 2004-2008 among women and men aged 50-79 b

From: Underuse of medication for circulatory disorders among unmarried women and men in Norway?

   Effects of marital status (with 95% confidence intervals) Number of deaths or persons purchasing the medicines
   Never-married Widowed Divorced/separated  
Men
Mortality from All causes 2.05*** (1.98-2.11) 1.56*** (1.50-1.62) 1.96*** (1.91-2.02) 35174
  All circulatory diseases (I00-I99) 2.11*** (1.99-2.23) 1.65*** (1.54-1.75) 2.08*** (1.97-2.18) 10880
  Ischemic heart diseases (I20-I25) 1.94*** (1.80-2.10) 1.67*** (1.52-1.82) 1.93*** (1.80-2.07) 5737
  Other heart diseases (I26-I52) 2.71*** (2.39-3.08) 1.63*** (1.52-1.82) 2.52*** (2.24-2.85) 1809
  Cerebrovascular diseases (I60-I69) 1.99*** (1.75-2.26) 1.51*** (1.31-1.74) 2.07*** (1.84-2.33) 2066
  Other circulatory diseases 2.13*** (1.81-2.50) 1.75*** (1.46-2.10) 2.11*** (1.82-2.10) 1268
Purchase of medication for Coronary and peripheral vascular diseases, antiplateletc 0.70*** (0.68-0.73) 1.00 (0.95-1.05) 1.02 (0.99-1.05) 42780
  Coronary and peripheral vascular diseases, anticoagulantd 0.88*** (0.85-0.91) 1.04* (1.00-1.08) 1.03** (1.00-1.06) 59898
  Hypertensione 0.98 (0.95-1.01) 1.10*** (1.06-1.15) 0.97*** (0.94-0.99) 56019
  Hyperlipedemiaf 0.69*** (0.68-0.71) 0.95*** (0.93-0.98) 0.89*** (0.87-0.90) 185023
  Anti-arrhythmic cardiac diseasesg 1.02 (0.97-1.08) 1.09*** (1.03-1.16) 1.09*** (1.04-1.14) 18204
  Ischemic heart diseases/anginah 0.75*** (0.73-0.78) 0.98 (0.94-1.02) 0.99 (0.97-1.02) 65918
  Congestive heart failure/hypertensioni 0.92*** (0.90-0.94) 1.10*** (1.07-1.32) 0.96*** (0.95-0.98) 195657
  Other ischemic heart diseases/hypertensionj 0.88*** (0.86-0.90) 1.08*** (1.05-1.11) 0.96*** (0.94-0.97) 198133
Women      
Mortality from All causes 2.05*** (1.95-2.15) 1.40*** (1.35-1.44) 1.70*** (1.64-1.77) 23970
  All circulatory diseases (I00-I99) 2.37*** (2.15-2.61) 1.53*** (1.44-1.62) 1.83*** (1.69-1.98) 5848
  Ischemic heart diseases (I20-I25) 2.38*** (2.05-2.77) 1.44*** (1.31-1.59) 1.80*** (1.59-2.04) 2323
  Other heart diseases (I26-I52) 2.84*** (2.30-3.50) 1.66*** (1.44-1.90) 2.14*** (1.79-2.56) 1163
  Cerebrovascular diseases (I60-I69) 2.18*** (1.82-2.61) 1.51*** (1.35-1.69) 1.63*** (1.40-1.91) 1678
  Other circulatory diseases 1.94*** (1.43-2.64) 1.63*** (1.36-1.95) 1.91*** (1.36-1.95) 684
Purchase of medication for Coronary and peripheral vascular diseases, antiplatelet c 0.84*** (0.78-0.90) 1.12*** (1.08-1.16) 1.24*** (1.19-1.29) 22058
  Coronary and peripheral vascular diseases, anticoagulantd 0.92*** (0.88-0.96) 1.07*** (1.04-1.10) 1.08*** (1.05-1.11) 51264
  Hypertensione 0.96* (0.93-1.00) 1.03*** (1.01-1.06) 0.94*** (0.92-0.97) 58882
  Hyperlipedemiaf 0.78*** (0.77-0.81) 0.95*** (0.94-0.97) 0.92*** (0.91-0.94) 175477
  Anti-arrhythmic cardiac diseasesg 1.00 (0.92-1.09) 1.08*** (1.03-1.13) 1.07** (1.01-1.14) 11746
  Ischemic heart diseases/anginah 0.85*** (0.82-0.89) 1.11*** (1.08-1.13) 1.20*** (1.16-1.23) 52641
  Congestive heart failure/hypertensioni 0.95*** (0.93-0.97) 1.07*** (1.06-1.09) 0.99 (0.97-1.01) 203305
  Other ischemic heart diseases/hypertensionj 0.87*** (0.85-0.89) 1.03*** (1.01-1.04) 0.94*** (0.92-0.95) 187899
  1. aDiscrete-time hazard models are estimated. The models also include age (in five-year groups), year (in one-year groups), and educational level (in five categories). *p < 0.10; **p < 0.05; ***p < 0.01.
  2. bLogistic models for the chance of purchasing the medicines are estimated. The models also include age (in five-year groups) and educational level (in five categories). Medicines are grouped as in Kuo et al. [41]. See details in notes c-j.
  3. cATC codes B01AC, C04AD03 (except B01AC06, B01AC08, B01AC09, B01AC11, B01AC15, B01AC19, B01AC21).
  4. dATC codes B01AA, B01AB, B01AD, B01AX.
  5. eATC codes C02AA02, C02AB02, C02AC, C02BA, C02BB, C02CA, C02CC, C02DA, C02DB, C02DD, C02DG, C03AA, C03AB, C03AX, C03DA, C03DB, C02L.
  6. fATC codes C10AA, C10AB, C10AC, C10AD, C10AX, C10BA, C10BX.
  7. gATC codes C01AA, C01BA, C01BB, C01BC, C01BD, C01BG, C01EB10.
  8. hATC codes C01DA, C01DX16.
  9. iATC codes C01CA07, C01CE01, C01CE02, C01EB09, C03CA, C03CB, C03CC, C09AA, C09BA, C09BB, C09CA, C09DA, C09DB.
  10. jATC codes C07AA, C07AB, C07AG, C07BA, C07BB, C07BG, C07CA, C07CB, C07CG, C07DA, C07DB, C07EA, C07EB, C07FA, C07FB, C08CA, C08CX, C08DA, C08DB, C08EA, C08EX, C08GA.