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Table 2 Lung cancer mortality and years of potential life lost

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

  Trend 1 Trend 2 Trend 3 Trend 4 Trend 5
  Years APC CI Years APC CI Years APC CI Years APC CI Years APC CI
Mortality rate per year
Women 1952–1960 3.3* 2.5 – 4.0 1960–1964 7.9* 4.3 – 11.6 1964–1972 −0.2 −1.1 – 0.7 1972–1987 3.6* 3.3 – 3.9 1987–2012 2.5* 2.4 – 2.7
Men 1952–1963 7.2* 6.9 – 7.5 1963–1968 2.3* 0.9 – 3.7 1968–1985 0.5* 0.3 – 0.6 1985–2006 −1.1* −1.2 – -1.0 2006–2012 0.2 −0.5 – 0.9
Lung cancer death cases/all death cases per year
Women 1952–1960 3.0* 2.0 – 4.0 1960–1964 7.6* 3.0 – 12.3 1964–1970 −3.2* −5.1 – -1.3 1970–2012 3.6* 3.5 – 3.6    
Men 1952–1964 5.9* 5.5 – 6.2 1964–1969 0.2 −1.5 – 2.0 1969–1979 2.1* 1.5 – 2.6 1979–2001 0.9* 0.7 – 1.0 2001–2012 −0.4* −0.8 – -0.0
Years of potential life lost
Women 1952–1960 1.1* 0.2 – 2.0 1960–1964 −3.6 −7.3 – 0.3 1964–1978 −0.6* −1.0 – -0.2 1978–1997 2.9* 2.6 – 3.1 1997–2012 0.8* 0.4 – 1.1
Men 1952–1959 −2.1* −3.2– -0.9 1959–1978 −5.1* −5.4 – -4.8 1978–1989 6.4* 5.7 – 7.1 1989–2006 −1.0* −1.4 – -0.7 2006–2012 1.4 −0.1 – 2.9
Taxed tobacco products
  1952–1971 3.5* 3.3–3.8 1971–1989 −0.7* −1.0 – -0.3 1989–1993 −4.1 −12.5 – 5.2 1993–2001 0.6 −0.6 – 1.8 2001-2012 −3.4* −4.0 – -2.8
  1. Trends from 1952 to 2012 according to joinpoint analysis
  2. APC annual percent change
  3. CI 95 % Confidence Interval
  4. *significant, p < .05
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