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Table 5 Estimated global and regional number of total cancer deaths (thousands) and mortality rate (per 100,000) by age, females, 2000

From: Global and regional estimates of cancer mortality and incidence by site: II. results for the global burden of disease 2000

Region Age-group
  0–4 5–14 15–29 30–44 45–59 60–69 70–79 80+ Total
Number of deaths (000s)
World 23.4 22.0 61.4 233.8 658.2 730.6 826.4 576.2 3,132.0
AfrD 2.9 1.2 4.4 12.0 30.0 35.8 31.7 14.4 132.3
AfrE 2.3 1.0 5.6 12.8 31.7 40.2 35.9 14.4 144.0
AmrA 0.3 0.5 1.6 12.6 48.4 57.8 88.7 91.1 301.1
AmrB 1.5 2.0 4.7 19.3 45.0 42.6 45.9 32.7 193.8
AmrD 0.6 0.6 1.4 4.2 9.4 8.5 9.3 5.6 39.6
EmrB 0.4 0.8 1.8 5.0 9.2 6.6 6.2 2.9 32.9
EmrD 0.7 1.0 1.9 5.5 8.8 6.4 5.6 1.6 31.4
EurA 0.3 0.6 2.1 16.2 64.0 87.1 145.1 152.0 467.4
EurB1 0.3 0.4 1.8 7.9 22.1 27.1 29.9 14.4 104.0
EurB2 0.1 0.2 0.6 2.3 3.6 4.3 3.6 1.1 15.9
EurC 0.4 0.7 2.5 14.6 44.1 60.9 72.6 28.7 224.5
SearB 1.5 2.0 3.7 19.1 44.6 31.4 23.4 13.1 138.8
SearD 6.9 5.9 17.2 34.2 100.6 113.8 85.8 60.5 425.0
WprA 0.1 0.1 0.7 4.3 20.4 24.9 37.2 45.5 133.1
WprB1 4.8 4.3 9.8 58.5 165.9 175.7 198.8 91.8 709.7
WprB2 0.4 0.4 1.4 5.0 9.9 7.2 6.4 6.2 36.9
WprB3 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.4 0.6 0.3 0.2 0.1 1.7
Age-specific mortality rate per 100,000
World 8.0 3.8 8.0 37.3 163.9 414.3 737.9 1,462.6 104.6
AfrD 10.6 2.6 9.6 44.6 206.1 641.3 1,204.5 2,286.7 78.9
AfrE 8.1 2.2 12.0 48.9 230.4 777.2 1,418.8 2,202.6 84.8
AmrA 2.7 2.4 5.3 34.7 166.6 484.1 862.1 1,663.3 193.4
AmrB 6.6 4.4 7.7 40.9 161.3 392.0 705.7 1,504.1 86.9
AmrD 12.5 7.5 13.2 65.1 260.9 602.3 1,226.6 2,479.1 110.8
EmrB 5.5 4.8 9.2 42.1 151.7 280.7 474.5 909.5 49.0
EmrD 7.4 5.9 10.1 43.8 124.7 237.8 411.1 481.1 46.1
EurA 2.9 2.6 5.4 34.6 162.9 397.0 781.7 1,751.8 224.7
EurB1 5.0 3.4 8.3 45.3 166.0 394.8 632.1 1,134.8 124.4
EurB2 2.5 4.1 9.1 44.1 150.2 326.0 463.3 491.3 61.9
EurC 6.4 4.5 9.1 52.2 192.2 417.0 661.6 851.5 172.7
SearB 7.3 5.1 6.6 45.4 187.2 329.0 491.8 991.1 70.5
SearD 8.8 4.0 9.7 27.2 136.1 383.2 580.4 1,570.4 65.1
WprA 2.0 1.7 4.7 29.0 125.6 290.5 580.5 1,509.3 176.2
WprB1 9.9 3.9 6.0 35.7 165.9 435.6 839.7 1,262.3 107.6
WprB2 6.0 2.9 6.8 32.1 132.6 215.4 342.3 1,113.7 51.5
WprB3 3.5 3.0 9.5 68.4 184.5 233.3 294.1 960.7 51.7