Table 5

Relative risk of incidence and mortality related to solar UV-B exposure, northern versus southern United States boundary, non-Hispanic whites (95% CI in parentheses): Cancer sites with evidence of an positive association with solar UV-B exposure (see notes for Table 2).

Incidence

Mortality


Cancer site

Males

Females

Males

Females


Oral cavity and pharynx

0.77 (0.74–-0.80)

0.83 (0.79–0.88)

0.79 (0.76–0.83)

0.73 (0.69–0.77)

Anus, anal canal, and anorectum

0.68 (0.59–0.78)

0.71 (0.64–0.79)

0.69 (0.54–0.88)

0.67 (0.56–0.80)

Melanoma

0.72 (0.70–0.74)

0.78 (0.75–0.81)

0.70 (0.67–0.73)

0.83 (0.78–0.87)

Other non-epithelial skin

0.61 (0.55–0.67)

1.04 (0.92–1.18)

0.56 (0.52–0.61)

0.71 (0.63–0.79)

Cervix

0.84 (0.80–0.89)

0.89 (0.84–0.94)


Boscoe and Schymura BMC Cancer 2006 6:264   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-6-264

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