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Table 1 Colon cancer in the European Community: world age-standardizedincidence rates [ASR(W)*], time trends: 1983–1987; 1988–1992; 1993–1997.

From: Colon cancer in Luxembourg: a national population-based data report, 1988–1998

Males 83–87 88–92 93–97   Females 83–87 88–92 93–97  
F/Bas Rhin 27.2 30.2 31.3 D/Saarland 19.4 20.4 21.5
D/Saarland 23.7 25.5 27.3 NL/Maastricht 17.1 17.9 19.4
I/Parma 23.0 24.4 27.0 DK/Denmark 19.3 19.9 18.6
IRL/Southern 21.8 24.2 25.3 IRL/Southern 19.7 20.3 18.3
E/Navarra 13.8 19.2 22.1 I/Parma 16.1 17.8 17.9
NL/Maastricht 19.7 21.9 22.1 UK/South Western 15.9 16.2 17.3
UK/South Western 18.2 19.2 22.1 F/Bas Rhin 17.4 18.8 16.9
L/Luxembourg 15.5 20.2 21.9 L/Luxembourg 11.3 14.9 15.0
DK/Denmark 20.3 20.6 20.7 S/Sweden 15.8 15.9 15.0
CH/St.Gall 16.4 16.5 19.7 E/Navarra 9.6 13.0 12.4
S/Sweden 17.5 17.7 17.7 CH/St.Gall 11.7 12.0 12.1
SF/Finland 11.9 12.8 14.5 SF/Finland 10.6 11.6 12.1
CND/Canada 27.8 26.9 25.9 CND/Canada 23.6 21.3 20.0
USA/Seer**, white 31.1 28.1 25.5 USA/Seer**, white 23.6 20.8 19.4
  1. * Cancer incidence in five continents. Vol VI; Vol VII; Vol VIII [20, 21, 22]
  2. ** SEER: Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results Program