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Table 5 Relative risk of incidence and mortality related to solar UV-B exposure, northern versus southern United States boundary, non-Hispanic whites (95% CI in parentheses): Cancer sites with evidence of an positive association with solar UV-B exposure (see notes for Table 2).

From: Solar ultraviolet-B exposure and cancer incidence and mortality in the United States, 1993–2002

  Incidence Mortality
Cancer site Males Females Males Females
Oral cavity and pharynx 0.77 (0.74–-0.80) 0.83 (0.79–0.88) 0.79 (0.76–0.83) 0.73 (0.69–0.77)
Anus, anal canal, and anorectum 0.68 (0.59–0.78) 0.71 (0.64–0.79) 0.69 (0.54–0.88) 0.67 (0.56–0.80)
Melanoma 0.72 (0.70–0.74) 0.78 (0.75–0.81) 0.70 (0.67–0.73) 0.83 (0.78–0.87)
Other non-epithelial skin 0.61 (0.55–0.67) 1.04 (0.92–1.18) 0.56 (0.52–0.61) 0.71 (0.63–0.79)
Cervix   0.84 (0.80–0.89)   0.89 (0.84–0.94)