Table 2.

Demographics of cancer-related deaths, 1976–2012

Male n (%) (n = 1,220)Female n (%) (n = 230)
Age at death (cancer only)
 < 25 years20 (1.6)0 (0.0)
 25–39230 (18.9)50 (21.7)
 40–59760 (62.6)170 (73.9)
 60 +205 (16.9)10 (4.4)
Last documented rank
 Junior NCM865 (70.9)180 (76.6)
 Senior NCM180 (13.9)20 (8.5)
 Officer185 (15.2)35 (14.9)
Component
 RegF only880 (72.1)180 (78.3)
 ResC Force only260 (21.3)30 (13.0)
 Both Reg and ResC Force80 (6.6)20 (8.7)
Military status
 Still serving190 (15.6)55 (23.4)
 Released1,030 (80.4)180 (76.6)
Era of first enrolment
 1976–19871,070 (87.7)200 (87.0)
 1988–1999130 (10.7)20 (8.7)
 2000–201220 (1.6)10 (4.4)
  • NOTE: All numbers are rounded to the nearest 5 observations; totals may not equal 100% due to rounding.