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Table 1 Thyroid cancer incidence in Sri Lanka by gender, age group and histology subtype with Joinpoint analysis 2001–2010

From: Incidence and histological patterns of thyroid cancer in Sri Lanka 2001-2010: an analysis of national cancer registry data

  2001 2010 EAPCa 2001–2010 (95% CI)
n Rate (95% CI) n Rate (95% CI)
Age group (years) Male
  < 20 1 0.03 7 0.19 16.2 (−1.7–37.4)
 20–39 39 1.29 61 1.84 4.2 (0.0–8.6)
 40–59 40 1.93 83 3.66 5.9 (0.2–11.9)
 60+ 26 3.16 52 5.77 5.3 (0.6–10.2)
Age standardized 106 1.24 (1.00–1.47) 203 2.15 (1.85–2.44) 5.3 (1.9–8.8)
Age group (years) Female
  < 20 13 0.39 21 0.57 5.3 (0.4–10.5)
 20–39 143 4.66 363 10.7 9.8 (7.2–12.6)
 40–59 127 5.95 348 14.8 9.2 (6.3–12.2)
 60+ 54 5.90 99 9.81 4.1 (0.8–8.5)
 Age standardized 337 3.61 (3.23–4.00) 831 8.06 (7.52–8.65) 9.0 (6.6–11.5)
Overall age standardised rate 443 2.44 (2.21–2.67) 1034 5.16 (4.85–5.47) 8.2 (5.9–10.5)
Histology type (Male)
 Papillary 72 0.82 (0.63–1.01) 149 1.55 (1.32–1.79) 7.0 (2.9–11.2)
 Follicular 19 0.22 (0.12–0.32) 23 0.25 (0.15–0.35) −0.2 (− 2.7–2.5)
 Other 15 0.23 (0.12–0.35) 31 0.35 (0.23–0.47) 3.5 (−2.4–9.8)
Histology type (Female)
 Papillary 232 2.45 (2.13–2.82) 586 5.64 (5.11–6.13) 9.3 (7.0–11.8)
 Follicular 81 0.94 (0.74–1.12) 165 1.62 (1.42–1.93) 8.0 (5.6–10.5)
 Other 24 0.32 (0.22–0.45) 80 0.80 (0.63–1.02) 9.0 (1.7–16.8)
Histology type (Overall)
 Papillary 304 1.64 (1.46–1.83) 735 3.61 (3.35–3.87) 8.8 (6.6–11.1)
 Follicular 100 0.56 (0.45–0.67) 188 0.95 (0.82–1.09) 6.5 (5.2–7.9)
 Other 39 0.24 (0.16–0.31) 111 0.61 (0.49–0.71) 7.6 (1.0–14.6)
  1. aEAPC Estimated Annual Percentage Change