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Table 3 Correlation coefficient (r) from Pearson correlation analysis between cumulative fresh vegetable consumption per capita (per kg) and age-standardized incidence and mortality rates in Hong Kong,1991–2008

From: Secular trends of salted fish consumption and nasopharyngeal carcinoma: a multi-jurisdiction ecological study in 8 regions from 3 continents

Year of cumulative fresh vegetable consumption per capita Age-standardized incidence rate Age-standardized mortality rates
  Male Female Male Female
0 −0.466 −0.528* −0.364 −0.294
5 −0.721* −0.752* −0.657* −0.661*
10 −0.771* −0.766* −0.940* −0.599
  1. * Significant at 0.05 level.