Table 2

Age-standardized incidence and mortality rates of NPC per 100,000 during different time periods and the Estimated Annual Percent Changes (EAPC) in Sihui and Cangwu

Period

EAPC (p value)


1978–82

1983–87

1988–92

1993–97

1998–2002


Incidence Rate (number of cases)

Sihui

Male

28.07 (167)

28.68 (205)

28.65 (235)

28.03 (268)

30.94 (284)

+1.73% (0.215)

Female

12.29 (91)

14.79 (111)

13.35 (116)

11.81 (116)

13.00 (117)

-1.12% (0.739)

Cangwu

Male

17.81 (209)

18.68 (225)

19.43 (259)

19.76 (280)

+3.57% (0.020)

Female

7.44 (82)

6.91 (78)

7.23 (68)

7.33 (96)

0.00 (0.998)

Mortality Rate (number of cases)

Sihui

Male

24.42 (143)

20.49 (141)

20.65 (166)

19.56 (182)

21.95 (195)

-2.56% (0.413)

Female

10.47 (80)

9.43 (73)

8.95 (76)

9.01 (89)

7.73 (70)

-6.32% (0.016)

Cangwu

Male

12.53 (137)

18.38 (213)

18.41 (227)

15.00 (201)

+5.56% (0.622)

Female

4.97 (54)

6.27 (71)

7.26 (87)

4.73 (61)

-0.019% (0.999)


Jia et al. BMC Cancer 2006 6:178   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-6-178

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