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Table 1 Reduction in age specific mortality rates from invasive cervical cancer in Canada: 1952 – 2006 and 1972 – 2006

From: Reduced cervical cancer incidence and mortality in Canada: national data from 1932 to 2006

Age Group 1952 – 1956 1972 – 1976 2002 – 2006 1952 – 2006 1972 – 2006
  Deaths Rate (Per 100,000) Deaths Rate (Per 100,000) Deaths Rate (Per 100,000) % Mortality Rate Reduction % Mortality Rate Reduction
15 to 19 0 0 * * 0 0.0 --* --*
20 to 24 9 0.3 5 0.1 9 0.2 --* --*
25 to 29 51 1.7 30 0.6 31 0.6 --* --*
30 to 34 137 4.7 66 1.8 65 1.2 75 32
35 to 39 223 8.3 121 3.8 105 1.7 79 54
40 to 44 337 14.3 167 5.3 172 2.5 82 52
45 to 49 417 21.0 280 8.9 197 3.1 85 66
50 to 54 357 21.0 303 10.1 223 3.9 81 61
55 to 59 325 21.9 326 12.9 186 3.8 82 70
60 to 64 357 28.2 319 14.3 145 3.9 86 73
65 to 69 311 28.5 281 15.6 141 4.6 84 70
70 to 74 238 27.7 244 17.6 149 5.4 81 70
75 to 79 176 32.9 234 23.2 145 6.0 82 74
80 to 84 81 28.3 135 20.9 155 8.3 71 60
  1. *Deaths, mortality rate and mortality reduction is not provided due to small numbers of cases and the resulting susceptibility to spurious variation.