Table 7

Estimated global and regional number of cancer deaths and age-standardised mortality rate by site, females, 2000

WHO sub region


World

AFRO

AMRO

EMRO

EURO

SEARO

WPRO







Site

D

E

A

B

D

B

D

A

B1

B2

C

B

D

A

B1

B2

B3


Number of deaths (000s)

Mouth and oropharynx cancers

97.2

5.3

7.1

3.3

2.7

0.5

1.1

0.6

5.7

1.5

0.3

2.9

5.5

42.7

1.7

13.6

2.6

0.2

Oesophagus cancer

157.6

4.0

6.8

3.7

3.8

0.3

1.5

0.5

7.8

1.0

1.3

3.5

2.3

33.6

2.0

83.6

2.0

0.0

Stomach cancer

324.2

8.9

7.2

7.0

16.5

7.1

3.7

1.6

27.9

8.6

2.2

30.6

5.5

16.1

19.0

157.7

4.6

0.1

Colon and rectum cancers

295.5

5.6

5.3

37.2

16.1

2.1

2.2

1.7

69.7

11.8

1.1

33.61

3.6

14.01

9.4

59.72

2.2

0.1

Liver cancer

191.0

11.0

9.8

5.3

9.1

3.2

1.2

1.1

13.3

3.8

0.5

5.6

10.6

10.4

10.5

93.5

2.2

0.2

Pancreas cancer

105.6

1.5

2.5

16.9

8.7

1.2

0.7

0.6

26.9

4.6

0.7

9.8

3.3

5.2

9.4

13.0

0.5

0.0

Trachea, bronchus, lung cancers

323.8

2.9

4.5

70.5

14.9

0.9

2.5

2.3

49.2

9.8

1.1

16.2

7.5

23.2

16.9

97.6

3.7

0.2

Melanoma of the skin

30.1

2.4

3.0

4.3

2.7

0.6

0.2

0.1

7.2

1.9

0.2

3.0

1.0

1.0

1.1

1.2

0.1

0.0

Breast cancer

466.3

18.6

23.0

53.3

30.7

4.0

5.1

7.0

91.8

18.5

2.5

39.4

29.0

67.0

12.4

57.5

6.3

0.2

Cervix uteri cancer

259.6

24.1

36.8

5.3

19.3

4.6

3.5

2.6

8.3

6.3

1.0

11.7

15.4

86.2

2.6

26.1

5.4

0.3

Corpus uteri cancer

72.9

1.4

1.7

8.2

10.4

3.5

0.4

0.3

16.0

4.3

0.8

11.0

4.0

3.2

3.3

4.1

0.2

0.0

Ovary cancer

128.6

3.9

6.7

15.5

7.0

1.1

0.9

0.9

25.7

5.7

0.6

12.9

8.7

18.5

4.9

13.8

1.6

0.1

Prostate cancer

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

Bladder cancer

53.5

2.3

2.0

4.9

2.1

0.3

0.5

2.0

10.5

1.7

0.2

2.8

1.4

14.2

1.9

6.3

0.6

0.0

Lymphomas, multiple myeloma

163.7

6.6

5.2

21.7

8.0

1.6

2.8

2.4

27.4

4.3

0.5

4.8

6.1

54.8

6.2

9.4

1.8

0.1

Leukaemia

114.7

4.4

4.9

12.0

8.4

1.9

1.7

2.5

17.2

3.8

0.7

7.2

7.2

14.7

3.6

23.1

1.4

0.1

Other malignant neoplasms

344.5

29.4

14.8

32.0

33.2

6.9

5.1

5.1

63.0

16.4

2.4

29.6

15.5

19.9

18.3

49.5

3.4

0.2


Age-standardized mortality rate per 100,000

Mouth and oropharynx cancers

3.2

6.6

8.8

1.3

1.5

2.2

2.5

1.3

1.4

1.4

1.4

1.3

3.7

9.9

1.0

2.0

4.9

10.8

Oesophagus cancer

5.3

5.0

8.8

1.3

2.1

1.4

3.8

1.1

1.6

0.9

6.1

1.4

1.6

7.7

1.2

12.7

3.8

1.7

Stomach cancer

10.8

11.3

9.2

2.5

9.1

32.2

9.0

3.6

5.8

7.9

10.6

13.0

3.7

3.8

11.5

24.1

8.7

2.6

Colon and rectum cancers

9.9

7.0

7.0

13.0

8.9

9.4

5.6

3.7

14.4

10.7

5.3

13.9

9.3

3.3

11.6

9.1

4.2

2.6

Liver cancer

6.4

12.4

11.5

2.0

5.0

13.9

3.0

2.4

2.9

3.4

2.2

2.4

7.1

2.1

6.2

13.9

3.9

6.9

Pancreas cancer

3.5

1.7

3.4

6.1

4.8

5.6

1.7

1.5

5.7

4.1

3.4

4.1

2.3

1.2

5.5

2.0

0.9

0.3

Trachea, bronchus, lung cancers

10.8

3.2

5.3

27.4

8.0

4.0

6.0

5.2

11.6

9.0

5.1

6.9

4.9

4.9

10.1

14.5

6.8

7.7

Melanoma of the skin

1.0

3.1

4.1

1.7

1.5

2.6

0.4

0.3

1.7

1.8

1.0

1.5

0.7

0.2

0.7

0.2

0.1

1.5

Breast cancer

15.6

21.4

27.7

21.1

16.0

16.1

12.2

14.4

22.8

17.4

12.0

18.7

17.6

14.5

9.4

8.1

11.3

12.0

Cervix uteri cancer

8.7

27.4

43.8

2.4

9.8

18.7

8.7

5.5

2.3

6.1

4.7

5.9

9.3

18.0

2.0

3.9

9.7

15.5

Corpus uteri cancer

2.4

1.9

2.3

3.1

5.5

1.5

1.0

0.8

3.5

3.9

3.8

4.7

2.6

0.8

2.1

0.6

0.4

1.2

Ovary cancer

4.3

4.3

8.1

6.1

3.7

4.4

2.2

1.8

6.3

5.3

3.0

6.0

5.3

4.1

3.5

2.0

2.9

3.2

Prostate cancer

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

Bladder cancer

1.8

2.9

2.6

1.6

1.2

1.2

1.4

4.6

2.0

1.5

0.9

1.1

1.1

3.1

1.0

1.0

1.1

0.2

Lymphomas, multiple myeloma

5.5

6.7

5.6

7.9

4.2

6.5

6.3

4.8

6.1

4.1

2.4

2.3

3.9

11.7

3.8

1.4

3.0

3.1

Leukaemia

3.8

4.7

5.1

4.6

4.1

6.5

3.1

4.3

4.1

3.8

2.8

3.8

4.1

2.6

2.7

3.6

2.1

2.2

Other malignant neoplasms

11.5

34.3

18.0

12.5

17.6

28.6

12.5

10.9

14.6

15.3

11.0

14.1

10.1

4.9

11.0

7.7

6.3

8.2


Shibuya et al. BMC Cancer 2002 2:37   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-2-37

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