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Table 2 Comparison of age-standardised incidence, mortality and MIR of all (excluding non-melanoma skin cancer) and top five cancers in Asia by sub-regions

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

  Age-standardized rate (per 100,000 person-years)
Region Eastern Asia South-Eastern Asia South-Central Asia Western Asia
Cancer site Inc Mor MIR Inc Mor MIR Inc Mor MIR Inc Mor MIR
Both sexes
 All cancers 186.0 117.7 0.63 138.2 94.8 0.69 100.1 69.3 0.69 168.2 103.0 0.61
Male
 All cancers 225.4 159.3 0.71 147.6 114.1 0.77 98.4 74.8 0.76 192.8 129.3 0.67
 Lung 50.4 44.8 0.89 29.6 26.6 0.90 11.9 10.7 0.90 37.6 34.0 0.90
 Stomach 35.4 24.0 0.68 8.2 7.3 0.89 9.2 8.5 0.92 11.8 10.2 0.86
Liver 31.9 29.9 0.94 22.2 21.4 0.96 3.7 3.6 0.97 5.0 4.9 0.98
 Colorectum 22.4 10.2 0.46 15.2 9.7 0.64 7.0 5.1 0.73 17.6 10.0 0.57
 Oesophagus 16.9 14.1 0.83 3.6 3.3 0.92 6.5 6.0 0.92 2.9 2.7 0.93
Female
 All cancers 151.9 80.2 0.53 132.6 79.5 0.60 103.3 64.7 0.63 150.2 81.3 0.54
 Breast 27.0 6.1 0.23 34.8 14.1 0.41 28.2 13.5 0.48 42.8 15.1 0.35
 Lung 19.2 16.2 0.84 10.5 9.4 0.90 3.4 3.1 0.91 7.1 6.2 0.87
 Cervix 7.9 3.3 0.42 16.3 7.9 0.48 19.3 10.9 0.56 4.4 1.9 0.43
 Colorectum 14.6 6.8 0.47 10.2 6.4 0.63 5.2 3.8 0.73 12.4 7.1 0.57
 Stomach 13.8 9.8 0.71 4.1 3.5 0.85 4.2 3.9 0.93 7.3 6.2 0.85
  1. Inc Incidence, Mor Mortality, MIR Mortality to incidence ratio