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Table 2 Estimates of cancer incidence in Aboriginal males, NSW, 1999-2007, and risk comparison with non-Aboriginal males

From: Estimates of cancer incidence, mortality and survival in aboriginal people from NSW, Australia

Cancer site Registered cases Missing (%) Imputed cases Imputed incidence3 per 100,000 (95% CI) SIR1(95% CI) Risk2 to age 75, 1 in:
       Aboriginal Non-Aboriginal
Head and neck 96 6.4 103 37.9 (28.5-47.2) 2.05 (1.64-2.46) 34 59
Oesophagus 27 2.2 28 13.6 (7.5-19.7) 1.85 (1.15-2.54) 86 174
Stomach 46 3.1 47 25.5 (16.7-34.3) 1.85 (1.32-2.38) 54 107
Large bowel 147 6.4 158 75.4 (60.6-90.3) 1.06 (0.88-1.23) 17 17
Liver 29 2.1 30 11.7 (6.9-16.6) 1.67 (1.06-2.27) 81 172
Pancreas 32 1.1 32 17.7 (10.2-25.1) 1.53 (1.00-2.06) 87 124
Lung 200 2.1 206 111.0 (92.6-129.4) 1.93 (1.66-2.19) 12 23
Melanoma of skin 37 41.2 67 33.6 (21.3-45.9) 0.44 (0.29-0.58) 48 23
Mesothelioma 11 1.7 11 7.4 (2.4-12.5) 1.32 (0.54-2.10) 211 276
Prostate 183 20.0 239 144.5 (120.0-169.0) 0.82 (0.71-0.94) 10 8
Kidney 50 9.1 53 24.1 (15.9-32.4) 1.31 (0.95-1.66) 60 73
Bladder 30 5.3 31 23.3 (13.7-33.0) 1.07 (0.69-1.45) 105 87
Brain 20 2.8 21 5.5 (2.2-8.8) 0.74 (0.42-1.07) 262 150
Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma 47 10.2 53 17.1 (11.4-22.7) 0.95 (0.68-1.22) 62 60
Multiple myeloma 17 6.3 18 9.1 (3.9-14.2) 1.24 (0.65-1.83) 130 180
All leukaemias 51 8.6 56 23.8 (15.0-32.5) 1.06 (0.77-1.35) 70 83
Unknown primary 59 4.7 61 30.1 (20.7-39.5) 1.63 (1.21-2.05) 47 77
Myelodysplasia 27 6.1 29 18.1 (9.7-26.4) 1.50 (0.94-2.07) 118 157
All cancers 1,201 13.6 1,347 660.2 (613.7-706.6) 1.09 (1.02-1.15) 2.6 2.8
  1. 1Standardised incidence ratio in relation to all NSW males.
  2. 2Cumulative risk.
  3. 3Directly age-standardised to 2001 Australian census population.