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Table 3 Relative 1- and 5-year survival (% and 95%CI) in cancers of the oral cavity and pharynx in FI and SE women

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

FI women 1-y 1970–1979 1980–1989 1990–1999 2000–2009 2010–2019
 Oral Cavity 70.5 [64.8–75.5] 73.9 [69.2–77.9] 83.6*[80.4–86.3] 82.9 [80.2–85.3] 84.8 [82.5–86.8]
 Oropharynx 66.8 [54.9–76.2] 66.5 [56.1–74.9] 63.3 [52.1–72.6] 74.1 [64.4–81.6] 79.8 [74.5–84.1]
 Nasopharynx 53.6 [38.7–66.4] 62.7 [48.3–74.1] 71.0 [55.5–81.9] 80.6 [56.8–92.1] 82.2 [61.4–92.4]
 Hypopharynx 50.2 [39.6–59.9] 60.8 [47.9–71.4] 56.9 [42.3–69.1] 55.6 [39.3–69.2] 65.2 [49.1–77.3]
SE women 1-y 1970–1979 1980–1989 1990–1999 2000–2009 2010–2019
 Oral Cavity 76.4 [73.2–79.3] 77.6 [74.7–80.3] 79.3 [76.7–81.7] 81.3 [79.0–83.4] 86.5*[84.6–88.1]
 Oropharynx 66.7 [59.1–73.2] 72.2 [65.8–77.6] 74.9 [69.8–79.3] 76.7 [72.1–80.6] 86.2*[83.2–88.6]
 Nasopharynx 58.8 [50.8–65.9] 66.5 [57.4–74.0] 80.5 [69.6–87.9] 76.4 [64.1–84.9] 92.0*[79.0–97.1]
 Hypopharynx 46.2 [38.5–53.5] 50.5 [41.7–58.7] 50.5 [41.1–59.2] 57.7 [48.3–65.9] 61.3 [52.1–69.3]
FI women 5-y 1970–1979 1980–1989 1990–1999 2000–2009 2010–2019
 Oral Cavity 46.4 [39.7–52.8] 53.9 [48.2–59.3] 63.4 [58.8–67.7] 68.3 [64.5–71.8] 73.3 [69.6–76.6]
 Oropharynx 38.3 [26.2–50.2] 44.9 [34.0–55.2] 41.1 [29.4–52.4] 52.2 [40.5–62.6] 62.6 [55.4–68.9]
 Nasopharynx 29.9 [17.5–43.3] 35.8 [22.8–49.0] 53.8 [37.2–67.8] 46.1 [24.4–65.3] 75.1 [54.4–87.4]
 Hypopharynx 12.6 [6.5–20.7] 18.5 [9.5–29.9] 20.3 [10.2–32.8] 21.5 [10.0–35.8] 30.3 [15.1–47.0]
SE women 5-y 1970–1979 1980–1989 1990–1999 2000–2009 2010–2019
 Oral Cavity 55.6 [51.3–59.7] 52.4 [48.6–56.1] 58.2 [54.7–61.6] 62.2 [59.0–65.2] 68.7*[65.6–71.7]
 Oropharynx 44.5 [35.9–52.7] 39.4 [32.5–46.2] 52.4*[46.3–58.1] 55.0 [49.5–60.1] 69.9*[65.1–74.2]
 Nasopharynx 34.4 [26.4–42.5] 47.1 [37.3–56.3] 50.1 [38.0–61.0] 51.7 [37.0–64.6] 67.2 [48.7–80.2]
 Hypopharynx 17.6 [11.8–24.3] 13.8 [8.4–20.6] 26.9 [18.6–35.9] 27.6 [19.6–36.2] 34.7 [25.0–44.6]
  1. Bolding: Survival significantly increased between last and first period. *Survival significantly increased between the periods