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Table 2 Distribution of registered cancers from 2001–7 in England by ethnic group, including missing ethnicity values (percentages in brackets)

From: Incidence of breast and gynaecological cancers by ethnic group in England, 2001–2007: a descriptive study

  White Indian Pakistani Bangladeshi Black African Black Caribbean Chinese All other ethnic groups No ethnicity recorded Total
Breast cancer 182478 (70.5) 2194 (0.8) 1005 (0.4) 194 (0.1) 936 (0.4) 1674 (0.6) 540 (0.2) 15565 (6.0) 54331 (21.0) 258917
Ovarian cancer 30579 (72.5) 288 (0.7) 185 (0.4) 42 (0.1) 117 (0.3) 181 (0.4) 101 (0.2) 2404 (5.7) 8289 (19.6) 42186
Cervical cancer 12113 (69.7) 129 (0.7) 66 (0.4) 22 (0.1) 150 (0.9) 137 (0.8) 54 (0.3) 1367 (7.9) 3351 (19.3) 17389
Endometrial cancer 28449 (73.0) 398 (1.0) 161 (0.4) 27 (0.1) 131 (0.3) 338 (0.9) 111 (0.3) 2355 (6.0) 7014 (18.0) 38984
All four cancers 253619 (70.9) 3009 (0.8) 1417 (0.4) 285 (0.1) 1334 (0.4) 2330 (0.7) 806 (0.2) 21691 (6.1) 72985 (20.4) 357476