The impact of marital status on cancer survival.

@article{Kravdal2001TheIO,
  title={The impact of marital status on cancer survival.},
  author={Oystein Kravdal},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={52 3},
  pages={357-68}
}
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