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Table 3 Age-standardized incidence (per 100,000) of gastrointestinal stromal tumors, Taiwan, 1998-2008 a

From: The epidemiology of gastrointestinal stromal tumors in Taiwan, 1998–2008: a nation-wide cancer registry-based study

Year Total Gender Primary sites
   Male Female Stomach Small intestine Colon/rectum Esophagus/othersb
1998 1.13 1.03 1.24 0.53 0.31 0.11 0.01
1999 1.20 1.17 1.22 0.56 0.37 0.08 0.01
2000 1.14 1.06 1.22 0.53 0.32 0.07 0.02
2001 1.05 1.04 1.07 0.52 0.30 0.04 0.00
2002 1.25 1.26 1.23 0.66 0.40 0.11 0.09
2003 1.55 1.72 1.39 0.74 0.57 0.13 0.11
2004 1.59 1.79 1.38 0.79 0.58 0.11 0.10
2005 1.64 1.81 1.46 0.9 0.52 0.10 0.12
2006 1.70 1.77 1.63 0.88 0.57 0.12 0.12
2007 1.75 1.91 1.59 0.91 0.60 0.09 0.15
2008 1.97 2.20 1.75 1.00 0.65 0.12 0.20
  1. aAge-standardized to the 2000 US standard population.
  2. bOthers: retroperitoneum and unspecific sites.