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Table 1 Lung cancer deaths

From: Lung cancer mortality and years of potential life lost among males and females over six decades in a country with high smoking prevalence: an observational study

Year Women Men  
  N Lung cancer deaths/100,000 population % of all female deaths age ≥ 35 Mean age at death YPLLa N Lung cancer deaths/100,000 population % of all male deaths age ≥ 35 Mean age at death YPLLa Lung cancer deaths women : men
1952 1,322 9.38 0.55 63.9 6.6 6,261 55.83 2.63 61.6 7.3 0.21
1955 1,531 10.47 0.60 64.1 7.3 7,873 69.02 3.02 62.6 7.0 0.19
1958 1,731 11.30 0.65 64.5 7.3 10,231 87.98 3.75 63.1 6.7 0.17
1961 2,067 12.94 0.74 65.0 7.3 12,402 103.88 4.32 64.1 5.8 0.17
1964 2,702 16.49 0.93 66.3 6.5 15,605 126.14 5.21 65.3 4.7 0.17
1967 2,835 17.05 0.89 67.2 6.3 16,990 134.62 5.34 66.3 4.2 0.17
1970 2,799 16.65 0.80 67.8 6.3 17,847 137.29 5.27 67.0 3.6 0.16
1973 2,861 16.57 0.82 68.4 6.3 19,136 140.68 5.64 67.9 2.9 0.15
1976 3,310 18.70 0.92 69.2 6.1 20,187 143.47 5.96 68.4 2.6 0.16
1979 3,680 20.57 1.04 69.9 6.1 20,574 143.50 6.29 68.8 2.5 0.18
1982 4,100 22.90 1.13 70.2 6.6 21,138 146.47 6.48 68.8 2.9 0.19
1985 4,537 25.14 1.25 70.4 7.4 21,662 147.58 6.77 68.5 3.8 0.21
1988 5,232 28.52 1.46 70.5 7.9 22,141 144.66 7.17 68.3 4.2 0.24
1991 7,218 30.72 1.50 70.1 8.7 27,720 139.81 6.89 67.7 4.6 0.26
1994 8,023 33.26 1.72 70.0 9.4 28,038 135.08 7.15 67.7 4.4 0.29
1997 8,754 35.20 1.92 69.8 10.0 28,424 130.51 7.41 68.0 4.4 0.31
2000 9,817 38.21 2.21 69.8 10.5 29,112 127.14 7.72 68.3 4.3 0.34
2003 10,626 40.15 2.35 69.8 10.9 28,632 119.69 7.42 68.8 4.1 0.37
2006 11,855 43.99 2.75 69.8 11.1 28,872 117.33 7.64 69.5 4.0 0.41
2009 13,088 48.44 2.94 70.1 11.1 29,132 117.46 7.33 70.2 4.2 0.45
2012 14,724 54.28 3.27 70.5 11.3 29,684 118.28 7.25 70.9 4.4 0.50
  1. Death from cancer of the trachea, bronchus and lung; age ≥ 35 years, Federal Republic of Germany, since 1991 including death cases from West Germany and former East Germany; ICD-10 categories C33 and C34 (since 1998), ICD-8 and ICD-9 category 162 (1968–1997), ICD-6 and ICD-7 category 223 (1952–1967)
  2. N number of deaths
  3. aYPLL: Years of potential life lost, calculated as mean age at death among the female or male population at age ≥ 35 without lung cancer deaths minus the mean age at death of the lung cancer deaths, per calendar year
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