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Table 2 Annual percentage mortality change in West Germany with 95% confidence intervals

From: Cancer mortality in former East and West Germany: a story of unification?

West
Men
   Slope 1 Slope 2 Slope 3 Slope 4
Lung Year 1980–1991 1991–2009 2009–2014 -
  Estimate 0.0 [−0.2, 0.2] −2.1 [−2.2, −2.1] −1.2 [−1.7, −0.6] -
Prostate Year 1980–1995 1995–2006 2006–2014 -
  Estimate 0.7 [0.5, 1.0] −3.4 [−3.9, −3.0] −0.6 [−1.2, −0.0] -
Colon/Rectum Year 1980–1995 1995–2014 - -
  Estimate −0.2 [−0.4, −0.0] −2.6 [−2.7, −2.4] - -
Women
Lung Year 1980–1991 1991–2014 - -
  Estimate 4.0 [3.7, 4.3] 2.8 [2.7, 2.9] - -
Breast Year 1980–1987 1987–1996 1996–1999 1999–2014
  Estimate 1.5 [0.9, 2.0] −0.2 [−0.7, 0.3] −3.4 [−7.4, 0.8] −1.6 [−1.8, −1.4]
Colon/Rectum Year 1980–1993 1993–2014 - -
  Estimate −0.8 [−1.0, −0.6] −3.1 [−3.2, −3.0] - -
  1. Estimates were computed using a Joinpoint analysis with 2000 permutations