Table 1

Estimated number of excess cases of prostate cancer diagnosed between 1987 and 1995
Age category Observed Predicted Excess cases 95% confidence interval Cumulative proportion
45 to 49 years 10,232 4,277 5,955 5,803 to 6,106 1.3%
50 to 54 years 37,389 17,633 19,756 19,480 to 20,031 5.7%
55 to 59 years 88,783 47,407 41,376 40,977 to 41,774 15.0%
60 to 64 years 188,018 111,004 77,014 76,471 to 77,558 32.1%
65 to 69 years 311,865 195,602 116,263 115,596 to 116,930 58.1%
70 to 74 years 351,991 238,803 113,188 112,530 to 113,846 83.3%
75 to 79 years 277,274 218,476 58,798 58,324 to 59,273 96.5%
80 to 85+ years 261,895 246,002 15,893 15,646 to 16,140 100%

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Vickers et al. BMC Medicine 2014 12:26   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-12-26

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