Table 1

Mortality by cancer site, sex and place of residence in 1993–2004 in Lithuania.

Number of deaths

Age standardized rates


Site (ICD-10)

Sex

Residence

1993

2004

1993

2004

APC*


All sites (C00–C99)

Male

Urban

2460

2723

207.1

194.3

-0.73**

Rural

1756

1840

209.1

211.6

-0.27

Female

Urban

2080

2375

111.5

101.1

-0.90**

Rural

1212

1210

97.4

93.4

-0.08

Lung (C33, C34)

Male

Urban

681

645

57.4

46.03

-2.06**

Rural

598

544

72.5

62.8

-1.65*

Female

Urban

132

139

6.8

5.8

-0.64

Rural

72

77

5.2

5.3

0.15

Stomach (C16)

Male

Urban

364

289

30.6

20.5

-3.78**

Rural

227

200

26.4

23.0

-2.06**

Female

Urban

230

206

11.7

8.0

-2.83**

Rural

176

112

13.1

8.1

-2.15**

Colon-rectum (C18–C21)

Male

Urban

231

301

19.7

20.7

0.17

Rural

122

149

13.4

15.8

0.79

Female

Urban

265

294

13.1

11.0

-1.85**

Rural

144

158

9.3

9.5

-0.09

Breast (C50)

Female

Urban

390

414

22.3

19.7

-1.25**

Rural

171

171

15.6

15.3

0.29

Cervix (C53

Female

Urban

137

150

7.6

7.5

0.69**

Rural

84

109

8.9

12.2

2.34**

Prostate (C61)

Male

Urban

183

300

15.9

20.4

1.83**

Rural

149

207

14.2

20.2

2.95**


* – APC – annual percentage change;

** – p < 0.05.

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