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Table 1 Incidence by socioeconomic status for lung, breast, cervical, and melanoma cancer, England, 1998–2003

From: Variation in incidence of breast, lung and cervical cancer and malignant melanoma of skin by socioeconomic group in England

Men Women
Deprivation No. AVR RR Excess cases compared to least deprived % Deprivation No. AVR RR Excess cases compared to least deprived %
Lung       Lung      
   Least Deprived 15177 42.2 1.00 -      Least Deprived 9024 21.1 1.00 -  
   2 19341 51.1 1.21 -3296      2 12015 25.7 1.22 -2782  
   3 22572 52.1 1.46 -7143      3 14286 30.7 1.46 -4504  
   4 26125 79.2 1.87 -12,137      4 17246 40.5 1.92 -8281  
   Most Deprived 30573 107.4 2.53 -18499      Most Deprived 20789 57.5 2.73 -13180  
   Total 113788    -41076 -36.1    Total 73360    -28148 -38.4
Melanoma       Melanoma      
   Least Deprived 4239 12.8 1.00 -      Least Deprived 5217 14.8 1.00 -  
   2 3908 11.5 0.90 425      2 4901 13.3 0.90 539  
   3 3368 10.3 0.81 796      3 4356 11.8 0.80 1099  
   4 2571 8.5 0.67 1292      4 3506 9.9 0.67 1715  
   Most Deprived 1724 6.3 0.49 1772      Most Deprived 2352 7.2 0.484 2509  
   Total 15810    4286      Total 20332    5862 28.8
       Breast      
          Least Deprived 46085 125.7 1.00 -  
          2 46745 121.6 0.97 1557  
          3 44718 118.1 0.94 2859  
          4 39800 112.6 0.90 4643  
          Most Deprived 32672 105.0 0.84 2509  
          Total 210020     7.4
       Cervix      
          Least Deprived 2149 6.4 1.00 -  
          2 2515 7.2 1.13 -289  
          3 2782 7.8 1.23 -520  
          4 3362 9.9 1.54 -1185  
          Most Deprived 4072 13.3 2.08 -2113  
          Total 14880    -4108 -27.6