Table 1

ASR(World) for incidence and mortality (per 100,000) for oral and pharyngeal cancer during 1998–2002.

Age Standardized Rate (ASR)

Standardized Relative Ratioa (SRR)


PR

USH

NHW

NHB

PR vs. USHb

PR vs. NHWb

PR vs. NHBb


Incidencec

Male

18.5

9.5

16.3

17.3

1.96 (1.69, 2.22)

1.14 (1.05, 1.22)

1.08 (0.96, 1.19)

Female

5.2

4.3

7.1

5.4

1.20 (1.00, 1.45)

0.74 (0.65, 0.83)

0.95 (0.81, 1.12)

SRR Men vs. Womenb

3.56 (3.10, 4.12)

2.20 (1.83, 2.65)

2.30 (2.21, 2.41)

3.17 (2.79, 3.45)

Mortalityc

Male

7.9

3.5

4.4

6.8

2.27 (1.92, 2.70)

1.79 (1.59, 2.00)

1.15 (1.01, 1.30)

Female

2.3

1.2

2

2.1

1.82 (1.41, 2.33)

1.10 (0.88, 1.35)

1.09 (0.86, 1.33)

SRR Men vs. Womenb

3.50 (2.78, 4.47)

2.80 (2.36, 3.35)

2.17 (2.10, 2.23)

3.29 (3.03, 3.46)


a The ratio of two ASR (World) with 95% confidence interval between parentheses.

b Reference group

c ×100,000

Suárez et al. BMC Cancer 2009 9:129   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-9-129

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