The impact of marital status on cancer survival.

  title={The impact of marital status on cancer survival.},
  author={Oystein Kravdal},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  volume={52 3},
Marital differentials in survival from 12 common types of cancer are assessed by estimating a mixed additive multiplicative hazard regression model on the basis of individual register and census data for the whole Norwegian population. These data cover the period 1960-91 and include more than 100,000 cancer deaths. The data and method make it possible to take into account the marital mortality differentialsin the absence of cancer. The excess all-cause mortality among cancer patients compared… CONTINUE READING