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Table 2 Relative 1- and 5-year survival (% and 95%CI) in cancers of the oral cavity and pharynx in FI and SE men

From: Incidence and survival in oral and pharyngeal cancers in Finland and Sweden through half century

FI men 1-y 1970–1979 1980–1989 1990–1999 2000–2009 2010–2019
 Oral Cavity 69.6 [62.7–75.5] 72.7 [67.1–77.4] 77.2 [73.0–80.8] 79.7 [76.6–82.5] 79.0 [76.5–81.2]
 Oropharynx 61.4 [51.9–69.5] 62.3 [54.1–69.4] 60.9 [52.5–68.2] 75.8*[69.9–80.7] 78.1 [74.9–81.0]
 Nasopharynx 66.4 [50.6–78.2] 74.4 [59.2–84.6] 67.8 [54.3–78.0] 73.8 [59.8–83.5] 71.7 [57.4–81.9]
 Hypopharynx 47.1 [37.5–56.1] 48.4 [39.0–57.1] 58.0 [49.1–65.9] 60.6 [53.1–67.3] 59.9 [53.5–65.8]
SE men 1-y 1970–1979 1980–1989 1990–1999 2000–2009 2010–2019
 Oral Cavity 69.7 [66.6–72.5] 71.1 [68.4–73.6] 74.5 [71.9–76.8] 73.5 [70.9–75.8] 80.8*[78.8–82.6]
 Oropharynx 59.5 [54.0–64.5] 62.2 [57.9–66.2] 70.5*[66.7–74.0] 77.0 [73.9–79.7] 84.6*[82.7–86.4]
 Nasopharynx 67.6 [60.4–73.7] 71.6 [64.8–77.4] 82.4 [74.9–87.9] 74.2 [64.9–81.4] 88.4 [80.3–93.4]
 Hypopharynx 50.4 [45.3–55.3] 50.6 [46.1–54.9] 52.5 [47.7–57.0] 53.8 [49.1–58.4] 58.0 [52.4–63.1]
FI men 5-y 1970–1979 1980–1989 1990–1999 2000–2009 2010–2019
 Oral cavity 38.7 [30.2–47.2] 41.2 [34.4–47.9] 48.4 [42.9–53.7] 55.9 [51.6–60.0] 61.2 [57.3–64.8]
 Oropharynx 32.2 [22.7–42.0] 23.0 [16.3–30.5] 33.3 [25.1–41.6] 47.1 [40.4–53.5] 59.1*[54.3–63.6]
 Nasopharynx 35.0 [21.5–48.8] 46.1 [29.4–61.3] 36.8 [23.4–50.2] 51.0 [35.7–64.4] 49.9 [33.8–64.1]
 Hypopharynx 11.8 [5.7–20.3] 10.8 [5.6–17.9] 17.2 [10.6–25.1] 26.0 [19.4–33.0] 25.7 [19.2–32.6]
SE men 5-y 1970–1979 1980–1989 1990–1999 2000–2009 2010–2019
 Oral cavity 45.5 [41.6–49.4] 41.4 [38.1–44.6] 48.7*[45.4–52.0] 51.0 [47.8–54.1] 61.8*[58.7–64.8]
 Oropharynx 24.3 [19.2–29.7] 31.1 [26.7–35.6] 41.6*[37.2–45.9] 53.8*[50.0–57.4] 66.2*[63.2–69.1]
 Nasopharynx 33.9 [26.6–41.4] 39.6 [32.3–46.8] 48.9 [38.9–58.1] 43.4 [33.5–52.9] 61.8 [49.9–71.7]
 Hypopharynx 12.2 [8.8–16.0] 18.5 [14.9–22.4] 19.1 [15.4–23.1] 20.0 [16.1–24.2] 22.3 [17.2–27.8]
  1. Bolding: Survival significantly increased between last and first period. *Survival significantly increased between the periods. Underlining: Significant country difference