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Table 8 Baseline characteristics of ASIR of NPC, HDI and milk & dairy products consumption per capita in 48 countries/regions, 1998–2002

From: Milk consumption in relation to incidence of nasopharyngeal carcinoma in 48 countries/regions

Variable Mean SD Variance N
ASIR in males (per 105) 2.06 3.64 13.27 48
ASIR in females (per 105) 0.82 1.38 1.90 48
Human Development index (HDI) 0.83 0.12 0.02 48
Milk excluding butter (MEBC) (kg/capita/year) 222.48 157.98 24957.57 48
Milk, whole (MWF) (kg/capita/year) 74.82 40.03 1602.63 46
Cheese (CHF) (kg/capita/year) 8.49 7.21 51.86 43
Butter & Ghee (BGF) (kg/capita/year) 2.29 2.17 4.72 45
Fresh Cream (CRF) (kg/capita/year) 2.85 3.35 11.21 30
  1. ASIR Age-standardized incidence rate