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Table 6 Age-adjusted five-year relative survival ratios (RSR) in Estonia, 1995–2006

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

  Men Women   
  5-year RSR (95% CI) 5-year RSR (95% CI) Difference, 1995–2000* Difference, 2001–2006*
Cancer site 1995–2000 2001–2006 1995–2000 2001–2006
Mouth, pharynx 28 (22–34) 32 (26–37) 48 (40–56) 56 (48–63) 20** 24**
Stomach 20 (18–23) 20 (18–23) 23 (20–25) 24 (21–27) 3 4
Colon 52 (47–57) 47 (43–51) 49 (46–52) 53 (49–56) −3 6
Rectum 38 (33–42) 46 (42–50) 39 (35–43) 52 (48–56) 1 6
Pancreas 5 (3–8) 4 (3–7) 7 (4–10) 4 (3–7) 2 0
Lung 7 (6–9) 10 (9–12) 13 (10–16) 16 (13–19) 6** 6**
Skin melanoma 58 (50–66) 56 (49–62) 72 (66–76) 75 (70–79) 14 19**
Kidney 54 (48–60) 54 (49–59) 58 (52–62) 67 (62–71) 4 13**
Bladder 62 (57–67) 63 (59–67) 64 (57–70) 66 (59–72) 2 3
  1. *Five-year RSR among women minus respective RSR among men.
  2. **Significant difference at the 0.05 level.