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Table 1 ASR(World) for incidence and mortality (per 100,000) for oral and pharyngeal cancer during 1998–2002.

From: Age-standardized incidence and mortality rates of oral and pharyngeal cancer in Puerto Rico and among Non-Hispanics Whites, Non-Hispanic Blacks, and Hispanics in the USA

  Age Standardized Rate (ASR) Standardized Relative Ratioa (SRR)
  PR USH NHW NHB PR vs. USHb PR vs. NHWb PR vs. NHBb
Incidence c        
   Male 18.5 9.5 16.3 17.3 1.96 (1.69, 2.22) 1.14 (1.05, 1.22) 1.08 (0.96, 1.19)
   Female 5.2 4.3 7.1 5.4 1.20 (1.00, 1.45) 0.74 (0.65, 0.83) 0.95 (0.81, 1.12)
SRR Men vs. Womenb 3.56 (3.10, 4.12) 2.20 (1.83, 2.65) 2.30 (2.21, 2.41) 3.17 (2.79, 3.45)    
Mortality c        
   Male 7.9 3.5 4.4 6.8 2.27 (1.92, 2.70) 1.79 (1.59, 2.00) 1.15 (1.01, 1.30)
   Female 2.3 1.2 2 2.1 1.82 (1.41, 2.33) 1.10 (0.88, 1.35) 1.09 (0.86, 1.33)
SRR Men vs. Womenb 3.50 (2.78, 4.47) 2.80 (2.36, 3.35) 2.17 (2.10, 2.23) 3.29 (3.03, 3.46)    
  1. a The ratio of two ASR (World) with 95% confidence interval between parentheses.
  2. b Reference group
  3. c ×100,000
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