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Table 1 Number of cases and age-standardised incidence rates (ASR) per million persons per year by diagnostic group, sex and age-group (in years), 1981-2002

From: The epidemiology of bone cancer in 0 - 39 year olds in northern England, 1981 - 2002

    0 - 14   15 - 29   30 - 39 0 - 39
   N ASR (95% CI) N ASR (95% CI) N ASR (95% CI) ASR (95% CI)
Osteosarcoma All persons 82 2.48 (1.94,3.02) 135 4.53 (3.76,5.29) 19 0.98 (0.59,1.53) 2.97 (2.59,3.35)
  Male 45 2.66 (1.88,3.44) 83 5.56 (4.36,6.76) 14 1.44 (0.79,2.41) 3.51 (2.93,4.09)
  Female 37 2.30 (1.55,3.04) 52 3.49 (2.54,4.44) 5 0.52 (0.17,1.20) 2.42 (1.93,2.91)
Chondrosarcoma All persons 2 0.06 (0.01,0.23) 36 1.17 (0.79,1.55) 35 1.80 (1.20,2.40) 0.78 (0.60,0.96)
  Male 1 0.06 (0.00,0.32) 23 1.50 (0.95,2.25) 23 2.38 (1.51,3.57) 1.00 (0.71,1.29)
  Female 1 0.07 (0.00,0.38) 13 0.83 (0.44,1.42) 12 1.22 (0.63,2.14) 0.55 (0.36,0.81)
Ewing sarcoma All persons 73 2.24 (1.73,2.76) 85 2.85 (2.24,3.46) 8 0.41 (0.18,0.82) 2.14 (1.82,2.47)
  Male 40 2.42 (1.67,3.17) 54 3.62 (2.66,4.59) 4 0.42 (0.11,1.07) 2.51 (2.01,3.01)
  Female 33 2.06 (1.35,2.76) 31 2.08 (1.34,2.81) 4 0.41 (0.11,1.05) 1.77 (1.35,2.20)