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Table 3 Percentage five-year survival for 0-39 year olds by diagnostic group, sex and time perioda

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

   1981 - 1987 1988 - 1994 1995 - 2000
   Rate (95% CI) Rate (95% CI) Rate (95% CI)
Osteosarcoma All persons 49 (38,61) 61 (49,72) 62 (50,73)
  Male 47 (32,62) 54 (38,68) 53 (37,67)
  Female 54 (35,72) 71 (52,84) 76 (56,88)
Chondrosarcoma All persons 71 (51,85) 67 (43,83) 76 (49,90)
  Male 75 (42,91) 63 (36,82) 77 (45,92)
  Female 69 (42,86) 80 (25,96) 75 (18,96)
Ewing sarcoma All persons 37 (26,50) 46 (32,60) 49 (33,65)
  Male 35 (22,52) 47 (30,65) 50 (29,71)
  Female 40 (23,60) 44 (22,69) 47 (25,70)
  1. a. Rates data include 95% CI in parentheses