TABLE 3

Life table analyses of development of cancer and total death in new insulin users and a matched cohort of insulin nonusers

At risk at the beginning of the periodCancer casesDeaths in the periodCumulative cancer rate (%)Cumulative death rate (%)
Insulin users
    Year 1*97112501.35.4
    Year 2*8076202.28.0
    Year 3*6284202.911.2
    Year 4*4877184.514.9
    Year 5*3341144.818.9
    Year 6*226165.421.5
    Year 7*126015.422.3
Insulin nonusers
    Year 1*1,93590736.55.2
    Year 2*75121259.98.9
    Year 3*38931510.812.7
    Year 4*2204612.815.1
    Year 5*1331513.618.3
    Year 6*731015.218.3
    Year 7*360015.218.3
  • *From the first day of follow-up through the end of the year.

  • P from Wilcoxon (Gehan) statistic <0.0001 for comparison between insulin users and nonusers.

  • P from Wilcoxon (Gehan) statistic = 0.7408 for comparison between insulin users and nonusers.