Table 2

 Causes and numbers of death and age-adjusted mortality/100 000 person-years according to parity

MortalityFinal parity
12–45–9⩾10Total
*Including oesophageal, liver, gall bladder and pancreatic cancer.
Person-years24 509267 51497 20218 451407 676
All deaths, n69549366911075
Rate350225297322264
Cardiovascular disease
    Deaths, n3849726210
    Rate2137759152
Cerebral infarction
    Deaths, n63632781
    Rate115111720
Haemorrhagic stroke
    Deaths, n21312431
    Rate201432398
Malignant disease total
    Deaths all, n2222813732419
    Rate12094107118103
Breast cancer
    Deaths, n85021483
    Rate4520181220
Gynaecological cancer
    Deaths, n32813347
    Rate181210912
Colorectal cancer
    Deaths, n1209434
    Rate786178
Gastric cancer
    Deaths, n0187328
    Rate076147
Other digestive tract cancer*
    Deaths, n43025968
    Rate2312193017
Other tumours
    Deaths, n682629159
    Rate2734493539
Accidents
    Deaths, n1983292133
    Rate823229633
Suicides
    Deaths, n6338047
    Rate24136012
Other cause
    Deaths, n15825320170
    Rate8234426442
Unknown cause
    Deaths, n2236031
    Rate89508