Table 1.1

Incidence and incidence rates of new cases of breast cancer in the UK, 2005. Data source: ONS, 2008; Welsh Cancer Intelligence and Surveillance Unit, 2008; Information and Statistics Division NHS Scotland, 2008; and Northern Ireland Cancer Registry, 2008. Reproduced with permission of Cancer Research UK.

EnglandWalesScotlandN.IrelandUK
Cases
Males25012205287
Females38,2122,3753,9981,07545,660
Persons38,4622,3874,0181,08045,947
Crude rate per 100,000 population
Males1.00.80.80.61.0
Females148.6156.8151.5122.1148.5
Persons76.280.878.962.676.3
Age-standardised rate (European) per 100,000 population
Males0.90.60.70.60.8
 Cl 95% 0.8 1.0 0.3 1.0 0.4 1.0 0.1 1.2 0.7 0.9
Females123.2122.2119.8110.1122.5
 Cl 95% 122.0 124.4 117.3 127.1 116.1 123.5 103.5 116.7 121.4 123.6
Persons64.964.564.558.664.7
 Cl 95% 64.2 65.5 61.9 67.0 62.5 66.5 55.1 62.1 64.1 65.3

From: 1, Epidemiology

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