Table 1

Model estimators for age, period and cohort given by the APC model, drift in period, for breast cancer mortality in Tyrol 1972-2006

Estimator

95% CI


Age

40-49

1

Reference

50-59

2.15

1.85

2.50

60-69

3.67

3.05

4.42

70-79

5.75

4.58

7.22

Period

1972-1976

1.12

0.92

1.37

1977-1981

1.07

0.79

1.44

1982-1986

1.07

0.91

1.26

1987-1991

1.05

0.74

1.48

1992-1996

1

Reference

1997-2001

0.83

0.57

1.21

2002-2006

0.74

0.64

0.87

Cohort (centred at)

1899

1

reference

1904

Collinearity

1909

1.06

0.84

1.35

1914

1.20

0.92

1.56

1919

1.41

1.11

1.77

1924

1.32

0.98

1.77

1929

1.27

0.99

1.62

1934

1.60

1.13

2.28

1939

1.61

1.21

2.15

1944

1.80

1.18

2.74

1949

1.48

1.04

2.09

1954

1.55

0.90

2.66

1959

Drift


* Because there is drift in period, there is no estimator for the last cohort centered at 1959

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