Table 3

SIR for cancer in widows and divorcees

Cancer siteWidowsDivorcees
OSIR95% CIOSIR95% CI
Upper aerodigestive tract971.23a1.00a1.50a1081.57a1.29a1.89a
Salivary glands200.970.591.50130.870.461.49
Esophagus531.140.851.49300.940.641.35
Stomach3571.020.921.132120.980.851.12
Small intestine421.140.821.55250.830.531.22
Colon6830.970.901.054440.80a0.73a0.88a
Rectum2980.940.831.051860.74a0.63a0.85a
Anus241.220.781.82261.380.902.03
Liver3851.060.961.182371.000.881.14
Pancreas3041.12a1.00a1.26a2231.14a1.00a1.30a
Lung2660.960.851.094541.45a1.32a1.59a
Breast13730.940.891.0012050.78a0.74a0.82a
Cervix2141.67a1.45a1.91a4442.64a2.40a2.90a
Endometrium2790.910.801.022880.74a0.66a0.83a
Ovary3150.970.871.092980.84a0.75a0.94a
Other female genitals791.060.841.32661.210.941.54
Kidney2290.990.861.131570.82a0.70a0.96a
Urinary bladder1961.050.901.201861.120.961.29
Melanoma1040.77a0.63a0.94a1030.63a0.51a0.76a
Skin2340.80a0.70a0.91a1310.67a0.56a0.80a
Nervous system1540.910.771.071480.77a0.65a0.90a
Thyroid gland671.110.861.41540.910.681.19
Endocrine glands1400.880.741.041400.78a0.66a0.92a
Connective tissue451.050.771.41310.740.501.05
Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma1630.81a0.69a0.95a1360.75a0.63a0.89a
Hodgkin’s disease260.840.551.23180.920.551.46
Myeloma1351.100.921.30740.790.621.00
Leukemia1941.030.891.181390.860.721.02
All64760.980.961.0155760.92a0.89a0.94a
  • a 95% CI does not include 1.00.