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Table 1 Comparison of overall and sex-specific age-standardised incidence, mortality and MIR of all cancers across six continents

From: Relationships between cancer pattern, country income and geographical region in Asia

All cancers excluding non-melanoma skin cancer Age-standardized rate (per 100,000 person-years)
Overall Male Female
Continent Inc Mor MIR Inc Mor MIR Inc Mor MIR
Northern America 315.6 105.5 0.33 344.2 123.2 0.36 295.4 91.7 0.31
Oceania 298.4 102.5 0.34 338.5 117.8 0.35 264.8 90.0 0.34
Europe 255.4 113.1 0.44 298.9 147.5 0.49 226.7 87.6 0.39
Latin America and Caribbean 177.0 94.9 0.54 187.6 108.4 0.58 170.7 84.7 0.50
Asia 152.2 100.1 0.66 174.1 126.3 0.73 134.3 77.0 0.57
Africa 123.4 89.9 0.73 115.6 92.9 0.80 132.4 88.7 0.67
World 182.3 102.4 0.56 205.4 126.3 0.61 165.3 82.9 0.50
  1. Inc Incidence, Mor Mortality, MIR Mortality to incidence ratio