Table 3

Proportions of top CNS tumor subtypes among children and teenagers in different regions
Astrocytoma Medulloblastoma Craniopharyngioma Germ cell tumors Ependymal tumours
Country Author Period Age(yrs)
China 1990-2009 0-19 29.2% 13.1% 12.3% 8.1% 6.2%
Taipei Wong et al. [11] 1975-2004 0-18 36.9% 15.8% 9.8 12.7% 6.8%
Japan Makino et al. [12] 1989-2008 0-15 38.6% 13.1% 13.7 14.4% 5.2%
India Asirvatham et al. [8] 1990-2004 0-18 49.7% 12.0% 10.3% 3.0% 5.2%
France Bauchet et al. [9] 2004-2006 0-19 32.9% 13.1% 5.4% 3.6% 8.6%
Brazil Pinho et al. [10] 1989-2009 0-21 37.7% 16.3% 12.5% 7.0% 8.1%
US CBTRUS [6] 2004-2007 0-19 33.1% 12.0% 3.6% 4.8% 6.7%

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