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Table 3 Towns with 5 or more gastric cancer deaths which have shown RRs of over 1.5 in men or women, based on a difference between the number of observed and expected deaths equal to or greater than 3, and a posterior probability > = 0.9 (1994-2003).

From: The striking geographical pattern of gastric cancer mortality in Spain: environmental hypotheses revisited

Autonomous region Province Town Males Females
    Observed Expected SMR RR Observed Expected SMR RR
Asturias Asturias Langreo 93 52.1 1.79 1.57 45 36.7 1.23 1.21
Castile La Mancha Ciudad Real Solana (la) 21 14.1 1.49 1.18 22 8.4 2.63 1.51
Castile & Leon Burgos Aranda de Duero 38 26.4 1.44 1.45 31 15.6 1.99 1.68
   Belorado 7 3.3 2.12 1.48 7 2.0 3.44 1.55
   Briviesca 13 6.2 2.10 1.52 8 4.0 2.02 1.58
   Burgos 341 151.4 2.25 2.13 208 102.3 2.03 1.97
   Ibeas de Juarros 5 1.5 3.29 1.74 1 0.7 1.40 1.75
   Lerma 5 2.9 1.74 1.63 5 1.8 2.71 1.94
   Salas de los Infantes 7 2.9 2.38 1.63 1 1.6 0.63 1.49
   Sasamón 8 2.7 2.94 1.62 2 1.5 1.34 1.73
  Leon Bustillo del Páramo 4 3.1 1.29 1.30 7 1.7 4.20 1.59
   Santa María del Páramo 3 3.2 0.93 1.33 8 1.9 4.12 1.76
   Villarejo de Órbigo 1 5.2 0.19 1.15 9 3.1 2.88 1.52
  Palencia Becerril de Campos 6 1.8 3.35 1.63 4 1.3 3.19 1.63
   Carrión de los Condes 6 3.0 2.00 1.58 4 2.6 1.56 1.54
   Dueñas 7 3.4 2.04 1.59 2 1.8 1.12 1.57
   Palencia 133 76.7 1.74 1.68 89 53.2 1.67 1.65
   Saldaña 12 3.6 3.30 1.59 7 2.3 3.06 1.55
   Venta de Baños 9 6.4 1.40 1.55 8 4.1 1.96 1.69
   Villada 4 1.9 2.13 1.51 7 1.6 4.41 1.52
   Villarramiel 5 1.4 3.62 1.58 1 1.1 0.89 1.42
  Salamanca Bejar 39 19.8 1.97 1.57 22 13.6 1.62 1.34
   Hinojosa de Duero 2 1.6 1.24 1.20 6 1.1 5.59 1.53
  Valladolid Laguna de Duero 13 7.4 1.75 1.51 5 3.8 1.32 1.37
   Peñafiel 10 5.9 1.69 1.48 10 3.8 2.60 1.67
  Zamora Gallegos del Río 2 1.8 1.14 1.19 5 1.0 5.12 1.60
Valencian Region Alicante Santa Pola 35 15.4 2.27 1.84 8 8.6 0.93 0.99
Cantabria Cantabria Reinosa 22 13.4 1.64 1.51 7 8.9 0.79 0.97
Extremadura Badajoz Calamonte 7 4.7 1.48 1.28 12 2.7 4.39 2.00
  Cáceres Membrio 1 1.7 0.59 1.25 6 1.1 5.38 1.53
Galicia Corunna Boiro 31 16.0 1.94 1.75 15 11.0 1.37 1.41
   Camariñas 20 6.7 2.96 2.02 6 4.5 1.33 1.38
   Carnota 16 7.2 2.24 1.82 10 5.6 1.78 1.51
   Cee 12 7.0 1.72 1.51 7 5.0 1.41 1.41
   Lousame 14 5.7 2.48 1.69 5 4.0 1.24 1.31
   Malpica de Bergantiños 13 8.5 1.53 1.32 13 5.8 2.24 1.63
   Mazaricos 15 7.1 2.12 1.57 6 5.7 1.06 1.33
   Muros 28 10.5 2.66 2.00 16 8.2 1.95 1.55
   Noia 26 12.8 2.04 1.73 15 9.9 1.51 1.38
   Porto do son 17 10.1 1.69 1.70 14 7.7 1.81 1.55
   Puebla del Caramiñal 17 9.3 1.82 1.73 12 6.8 1.77 1.61
   Ribeira 37 23.2 1.60 1.64 28 15.4 1.81 1.71
  Lugo Xove 2 4.5 0.45 1.02 8 2.8 2.91 1.58
  Orense Cualedro 5 4.9 1.02 1.09 10 2.7 3.66 1.64
   Monterrei 5 6.9 0.72 1.10 8 3.9 2.06 1.67
   Verín 28 14.7 1.90 1.38 25 9.0 2.77 1.95
  Pontevedra Bueu 33 10.4 3.18 2.55 21 6.8 3.08 2.63
   Cambados 18 10.8 1.66 1.61 9 7.1 1.26 1.63
   Cangas 49 19.0 2.58 2.46 31 12.7 2.44 2.48
   Gondomar 15 9.1 1.65 1.40 11 5.9 1.85 1.57
   Grove (o) 21 9.6 2.19 1.89 18 6.3 2.84 2.33
   Guarda (a) 25 8.5 2.94 2.43 16 6.1 2.62 2.36
   Marín 35 19.1 1.83 1.87 27 13.2 2.05 2.10
   Meis 9 4.9 1.83 1.52 7 3.8 1.83 1.54
   Moaña 23 14.3 1.61 1.95 27 9.7 2.77 2.50
   Mos 16 11.2 1.43 1.40 12 7.5 1.59 1.54
   Neves (as) 9 6.0 1.51 1.29 10 4.4 2.26 1.65
   Nigrán 11 11.8 0.93 1.24 13 8.3 1.57 1.54
   Ponteareas 24 15.9 1.51 1.38 27 11.1 2.44 1.74
   Redondela 39 22.9 1.70 1.52 22 16.0 1.38 1.45
   Rosal (o) 8 6.1 1.30 1.66 11 4.4 2.52 2.00
   Salvaterra do Miño 14 8.6 1.64 1.35 15 6.5 2.31 1.66
   Sanxenxo 18 14.5 1.24 1.43 14 9.3 1.51 1.64
   Tui 20 13.9 1.44 1.39 16 10.7 1.49 1.54
   Vilaboa 18 5.7 3.14 2.05 11 3.9 2.79 2.16
   Vilagarcía de Arousa 49 28.2 1.74 1.58 39 19.5 2.00 1.72
   Vilanova de Arousa 26 13.8 1.89 1.73 29 9.2 3.14 2.40
  1. SMR = Standard Mortality Ratio. RR = Relative Risk. pp = posterior probability that RR>1.