Table 2

Characteristics of patients diagnosed with oesophago-gastric cancers in England between 1998 and 2007

Upper and middle oesophagus

Lower oesophagus

Oesophagus not otherwise specified

Cardia

Non-cardia

Stomach not otherwise specified

Oesophageal and gastric cancer


18,128

35,849

7,898

18,728

15,340

37,861

133,804


Male

8,228

(45.4)

26,495

(73.9)

4,323

(54.7)

14,107

(75.3)

9,531

(62.1)

22,677

(59.9)

85,361

(63.8)


Female

9,900

(54.6)

9,354

(26.1)

3,575

(45.3)

4,621

(24.7)

5,809

(37.9)

15,184

(40.1)

48,443

(36.2)


Death certificate only (DCO)

63

(0.3)

98

(0.3)

1,769

(22.4)

117

(0.6)

51

(0.3)

2,892

(7.6)

4,990

(3.7)


Median age

73

72

78

71

75

76

74


< 50

706

(3.9)

1,682

(4.7)

180

(2.3)

1,043

(5.6)

595

(3.9)

1,568

(4.1)

5,774

(4.3)


50-54

937

(5.2)

1,986

(5.5)

227

(2.9)

1,025

(5.5)

384

(2.5)

961

(2.5)

5,520

(4.1)


55-59

1,513

(8.3)

3,149

(8.8)

396

(5.0)

1,626

(8.7)

699

(4.6)

1,671

(4.4)

9,054

(6.8)


60-64

1,864

(10.3)

3,980

(11.1)

552

(7.0)

2,124

(11.3)

1,196

(7.8)

2,646

(7.0)

12,362

(9.2)


65-69

2,320

(12.8)

4,775

(13.3)

707

(9.0)

2,680

(14.3)

2,010

(13.1)

4,326

(11.4)

16,818

(12.6)


70-74

2,851

(15.7)

5,687

(15.9)

1,030

(13.0)

3,162

(16.9)

2,735

(17.8)

6,013

(15.9)

21,478

(16.1)


75-79

3,018

(16.6)

6,170

(17.2)

1,444

(18.3)

3,185

(17.0)

3,056

(19.9)

7,293

(19.3)

24,166

(18.1)


80-84

2,496

(13.8)

4,735

(13.2)

1,364

(17.3)

2,218

(11.8)

2,497

(16.3)

6,585

(17.4)

19,895

(14.9)


85+

2,423

(13.4)

3,685

(10.3)

1,998

(25.3)

1,665

(8.9)

2,168

(14.1)

6,798

(18.0)

18,737

(14.0)


Quintile of deprivation 2007


1 = (Affluent)

1,503

(16.1)

3,589

(18.8)

592

(16.6)

1,554

(17.5)

1,058

(15.0)

2,607

(15.3)

10,903

(16.8)


2

1,793

(19.2)

4,133

(21.6)

701

(19.7)

1,855

(20.9)

1,320

(18.7)

3,094

(18.1)

12,896

(19.8)


3

1,980

(21.2)

4,143

(21.7)

741

(20.8)

1,941

(21.8)

1,503

(21.3)

3,409

(20.0)

13,717

(21.1)


4

1,994

(21.4)

4,000

(20.9)

791

(22.2)

1,811

(20.4)

1,625

(23.0)

3,782

(22.2)

14,003

(21.5)


5 = (Deprived)

2,058

(22.1)

3,256

(17.0)

738

(20.7)

1,730

(19.5)

1,561

(22.1)

4,180

(24.5)

13,523

(20.8)


Year of diagnosis


1998

1,702

(9.4)

3,067

(8.6)

929

(11.8)

2,022

(10.8)

1,752

(11.4)

4,446

(11.7)

13,918

(10.4)


1999

1,754

(9.7)

3,191

(8.9)

905

(11.5)

2,020

(10.8)

1,546

(10.1)

4,301

(11.4)

13,717

(10.3)


2000

1,805

(10.0)

3,292

(9.2)

923

(11.7)

2,014

(10.8)

1,669

(10.9)

4,261

(11.3)

13,964

(10.4)


2001

1,751

(9.7)

3,574

(10.0)

810

(10.3)

1,854

(9.9)

1,679

(10.9)

3,959

(10.5)

13,627

(10.2)


2002

1,788

(9.9)

3,604

(10.1)

768

(9.7)

1,927

(10.3)

1,627

(10.6)

3,822

(10.1)

13,536

(10.1)


2003

1,861

(10.3)

3,678

(10.3)

745

(9.4)

1,827

(9.8)

1,565

(10.2)

3,538

(9.3)

13,214

(9.9)


2004

1,793

(9.9)

3,732

(10.4)

717

(9.1)

1,777

(9.5)

1,472

(9.6)

3,514

(9.3)

13,005

(9.7)


2005

1,920

(10.6)

3,813

(10.6)

730

(9.2)

1,820

(9.7)

1,375

(9.0)

3,390

(9.0)

13,048

(9.8)


2006

1,871

(10.3)

3,887

(10.8)

722

(9.1)

1,740

(9.3)

1,369

(8.9)

3,264

(8.6)

12,853

(9.6)


2007

1,883

(10.4)

4,011

(11.2)

649

(8.2)

1,727

(9.2)

1,286

(8.4)

3,366

(8.9)

12,922

(9.7)


Based on patients diagnosed between 2003 and 2007.

Coupland et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:11   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-11

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