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Table 5 Five-year relative survival ratios (RSR) in Estonia, women (W) and men (M), 1995–2006

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

  All ages (age-adjusted) 15–44 45–54 55–64 65–74 ≥75
Cancer site RSR (W) % RSR (M) % RSR(W) minus RSR(M) RSR (W) % RSR (M) % RSR(W) minus RSR(M) RSR (W) % RSR (M) % RSR(W) minus RSR(M) RSR (W) % RSR (M) % RSR(W) minus RSR(M) RSR (W) % RSR (M) % RSR(W) minus RSR(M) RSR (W) % RSR (M) % RSR(W) minus RSR(M)
Mouth, pharynx 52 30 22* 62 31 31* 55 26 29* 54 22 32* 48 37 11 51 30 21
Stomach 23 20 3 26 31 −5 29 22 7 28 24 4 23 18 5 16 16 0
Colon 51 50 1 58 60 −2 52 53 −1 52 47 5 52 52 0 46 46 0
Rectum 46 42 4 42 42 0 53 41 12 53 50 3 49 48 1 34 31 3
Pancreas 6 5 1 15 17 −2 12 5 7 5 6 −1 5 2 3 3 5 −2
Lung 14 9 5* 28 15 13 23 10 13* 15 10 5 9 8 1 11 6 5
Skin melanoma 73 56 17* 82 66 16* 75 60 15 69 51 18* 71 60 11 64 36 28
Kidney 62 54 8* 82 64 18 77 56 21* 69 58 11* 56 56 0 51 45 6
Bladder 65 63 2 78 88 −10 72 80 −8 73 66 7 67 60 7 50 50 0
  1. *Significant difference at the 0.05 level.