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Table 2 Type of life table data obtained from each cancer registry: number of registries, by continent

From: Life tables for global surveillance of cancer survival (the CONCORD programme): data sources and methods

  Type of life table data
Mortality rates Death and population counts No data Total
By single year of age By age group By single year of age By age group    
Continent No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No.
Africa 1 (10) 9 (90) 10
America (Central and South) 1 (4) 4 (15) 19 (70) 3 (11) 27
America (North) 9 (16) 48 (84) 57
Asia 3 (6) 6 (12) 11 (22) 19 (38) 11 (22) 50
Europe 63 (49) 3 (2) 47 (37) 14 (11) 1 (1) 128
Oceania 6 (86) 1 (14) 7
Total 73 (26) 10 (4) 72 (26) 100 (36) 24 (9) 279