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Table 1 Nine common cancers in Estonia, 1995–2006

From: Sex differences in cancer survival in Estonia: a population-based study

  Men       Women      
Cancer site No. of cases %MV %DCO %Autopsy %Unknown extent* Age, median (IQR)* No. of cases %MV %DCO %Autopsy %Unknown extent* Age, median (IQR)*
Mouth, pharynx 1410 94.5 0.8 0.2 1.6 61 (54–68) 457 94.8 0.7 0.2 1.6 68 (57–76)
Stomach 3003 90.0 1.7 1.8 3.6 67 (58–73) 2505 88.5 2.4 1.3 5.3 71 (61–77)
Colon 2029 91.4 1.4 1.3 2.7 69 (62–75) 2789 88.5 1.2 1.6 3.9 72 (64–78)
Rectum 1627 93.6 1.0 0.5 2.6 68 (61–74) 1622 90.2 1.5 0.9 3.7 71 (63–78)
Pancreas 1235 53.7 3.1 4.5 6.1 66 (58–73) 1099 47.3 3.6 2.2 7.5 72 (64–79)
Lung 7442 73.6 3.5 3.2 4.3 66 (60–72) 1771 66.9 3.4 3.6 5.8 70 (62–76)
Skin melanoma 539 98.5 0.7 0.2 2.8 62 (51–71) 980 99.1 0.2 0.3 3.0 64 (49–73)
Kidney 1742 81.2 1.8 4.7 2.5 64 (56–71) 1255 80.1 1.0 3.2 4.0 68 (60–75)
Bladder 1801 94.0 1.2 1.0 4.0 69 (63–76) 688 90.0 2.8 1.5 5.5 74 (67–80)
  1. Abbreviations: %MV percentage microscopically verified, %DCO percentage death certificate only, IQR interquartile range.
  2. *Among cases diagnosed alive and eligible for survival analysis.