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Table 3 Estimates of cancer incidence in Aboriginal females, NSW, 1999-2007, and risk comparison with non-Aboriginal females

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

Cancer site Registered cases Missing (%) Imputed cases Imputedincidence3 per 100,000 (95% CI) SIR1(95% CI) Risk2 to age 75, 1 in:
       Aboriginal Non-Aboriginal
Head and neck 36 8.0 39 13.1 (8.5-17.6) 2.01 (1.37-2.65) 81 193
Oesophagus 14 1.6 14 5.8 (2.4-9.1) 2.16 (1.03-3.29) 207 521
Stomach 18 3.6 19 8.2 (4.0-12.5) 1.35 (0.73-1.98) 173 253
Large bowel 110 7.7 120 56.0 (44.4-67.6) 0.95 (0.77-1.13) 29 26
Liver 15 1.7 15 6.4 (2.8-10.1) 2.21 (1.09-3.33) 213 533
Pancreas 28 1.5 29 14.4 (8.5-20.2) 1.49 (0.94-2.04) 119 166
Lung 162 3.1 167 68.7 (57.0-80.3) 2.43 (2.06-2.81) 19 44
Melanoma of skin 30 46.7 62 20.2 (12.9-27.4) 0.47 (0.31-0.62) 74 34
Breast 304 12.2 346 115.7 (101.2-130.3) 0.94 (0.84-1.05) 12 11
Cervix 65 12.4 71 19.0 (13.7-24.4) 2.43 (1.83-3.03) 69 186
Uterus 43 8.7 50 21.0 (14.2-27.8)) 1.16 (0.82-1.51) 65 77
Ovary 36 4.5 38 12.0 (7.5-16.4) 1.11 (0.74-1.47) 109 112
Kidney 31 10.0 34 12.9 (7.8-17.9) 1.33 (0.87-1.80) 105 140
Brain 22 2.5 23 6.8 (3.4-10.2) 1.08 (0.63-1.53) 174 235
Thyroid 24 12.2 28 6.5 (3.7-9.3) 0.54 (0.33-0.75) 173 107
Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma 26 11.4 33 11.2 (6.4-16.1) 0.76 (0.48-1.04) 96 87
All leukaemias 30 8.3 33 10.3 (5.5-15.0) 0.89 (0.58-1.20) 203 142
Unknown primary 44 4.1 47 18.1 (12.1-24.2) 1.29 (0.90-1.68) 73 101
Myelodysplasia 14 8.2 16 6.9 (2.9-11.0) 1.00 (0.47-1.53) 272 249
All cancers 1,117 12.1 1,257 462.2 (431.9-492.6) 1.06 (1.00-1.13) 3.5 3.8
  1. 1Standardised incidence ratio in relation to all NSW females.
  2. 2Cumulative risk.
  3. 3Directly age-standardised to 2001 Australian census population.