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Table 1 Summary of the number of cases, rates, and mortality-to-incidence ratios of kidney cancer according to region

From: Favorable mortality-to-incidence ratios of kidney Cancer are associated with advanced health care systems

Region Number Crude rate Age-standardized rate Mortality-to-incidence ratioa
Incidence Mortality Incidence Mortality Incidence Mortality
World 337,860 143,406 4.8 2.0 4.4 1.8 0.42
Development
 More developed regions 199,991 74,948 16.1 6.0 9.2 2.8 0.37
 Less developed regions 137,869 68,458 2.4 1.2 2.6 1.3 0.50
WHO region categories
 WHO Africa region 6725 5649 0.8 0.6 1.0 0.8 0.75
 WHO Americas region 85,005 27,949 8.9 2.9 7.3 2.2 0.33
 WHO East Mediterranean region 8952 6628 1.4 1.1 1.9 1.5 0.79
 WHO Europe region 121,629 52,816 13.5 5.9 8.3 3.1 0.44
 WHO South-East Asia region 17,050 11,399 0.9 0.6 1.1 0.7 0.67
 WHO Western Pacific region 98,473 38,951 5.3 2.1 4.1 1.5 0.40
Continent
 Africa 10,033 8169 0.9 0.8 1.2 1.0 0.89
 Latin America and Caribbean 21,183 11,308 3.5 1.9 3.5 1.8 0.54
 Northern America 63,822 16,641 18.2 4.7 11.7 2.6 0.26
 Asia 123,402 57,058 2.9 1.3 2.8 1.3 0.45
 Europe 115,252 49,025 15.5 6.6 8.8 3.1 0.43
 Oceania 4168 1205 11.0 3.2 8.0 2.0 0.29
  1. athe percentage in the ratio of the crude rate of mortalities and the crude rate of incidences