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Table 1 Number of cases and person-years among ethnic Germans, resettlers and the background populations (from age 20)

From: A cross-national perspective of migration and cancer: incidence of five major cancer types among resettlers from the former Soviet Union in Germany and ethnic Germans in Russia

  Tomsk population Ethnic Germans Resettlers Münster population
N % N % N % N %
Cancer cases
Stomach cancer Female 1174 43.2 9 31.0 20 37.0 2191 41.4
Male 1542 56.8 20 69.0 34 63.0 3100 58.6
2004–2008 1370 50.4 16 55.2 16 29.6 2690 50.8
2009–2013 1346 49.6 13 44.8 38 70.4 2601 49.2
Total 2716 100.0 29 100.0 54 100.0 5291 100.0
Colorectal cancer Female 1986 55.9 19 51.4 69 49.6 10,903 47.9
Male 1565 44.1 18 48.6 70 50.4 11,841 52.1
2004–2008 1627 45.8 23 62.2 59 42.4 11,626 51.1
2009–2013 1924 54.2 14 37.8 80 57.6 11,118 48.9
Total 3551 100.0 37 100.0 139 100.0 22,744 100.0
Lung cancer Female 811 19.1 8 13.8 18 14.6 6034 31.4
Male 3431 80.9 50 86.2 105 85.4 13,194 68.6
2004–2008 2053 48.4 36 62.1 47 38.2 9211 47.9
2009–2013 2189 51.6 22 37.9 76 61.8 10,017 52.1
Total 4242 100.0 58 100.0 123 100.0 19,228 100.0
Breast cancer Female 3495 100.0 48 100.0 140 100.0 22,777 100.0
2004–2008 1576 44.9 23 47.9 60 42.9 11,129 48.9
2009–2013 1919 55.1 25 52.2 80 57.1 11,648 51.1
Total 3495 100.0 48 100.0 140 100.0 22,777 100.0
Prostate cancer Male 1915 100.0 24 100.0 94 100.0 21,060 100.0
2004–2008 693 36.2 9 37.5 31 33.0 10,483 49.8
2009–2013 1222 63.8 15 62.5 63 67.0 10,577 50.2
Total 1915 100.0 24 100.0 94 100.0 21,060 100.0
Person-years Female 4,338,787 54.2 44,387 53.3 114,544 52.2 10,634,958 51.8
Male 3,666,556 45.8 38,903 46.7 105,060 47.8 9,881,824 48.2
2004–2008 3,905,135 48.8 45,984 55.2 107,075 48.8 10,211,614 49.8
2009–2013 4,100,207 51.2 37,305 44.8 112,528 51.2 10,305,168 50.2
Total 8,006,775 100.0 83,289 100.0 219,604 100.0 20,516,782 100.0