Table 5

Incidence of waiting list related deaths stratified by time on waiting list (Netherlands 1994 and 1995)

Number of deathsEstimated number of patient weeksIncidence (per 1000 patient weeks)
Total1811996370.91
< 2 weeks43393591.09
2–4 weeks37278581.33
4–6 weeks17230680.74
6–12 weeks45515940.87
> 12 weeks39577580.68