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Table 2 Various measures of educational differences in mortality for total cancer and cancer specific mortality during the period 1990–1998 and 1999–2007 among men aged 30-74

From: Diverging trends in educational inequalities in cancer mortality between men and women in the 2000s in France

  Ndeaths MR1 RD2 PAF3 AD4 RII5 95% CI p for trend6
1999 - 2007         
All cancers 3664 312 256 0.40 126 2.42 2.13-2.74  
Lung 1015 86 69 0.38 32 2.45 1.93-3.12  
UADT7 427 37 55 0.79 29 5.74 3.91-8.44  
Colorectal 289 24 9 0.15 4 1.52 0.98-2.35  
Liver 212 18 18 0.65 12 3.24 1.89-5.57  
Lymphatic and haematopoietic tissue 209 18 2 0.07 1 1.07 0.65-1.77  
Oesophagus 197 17 26 0.72 12 6.04 3.38-10.8  
Pancreas 174 15 4 0.04 1 1.90 1.07-3.36  
Prostate 189 15 10 0.31 5 1.21 0.71-2.06  
Stomach 102 9 12 0.58 5 3.68 1.69-8.02  
Bladder 111 9 −2 −0.04 0 3.57 1.68-7.57  
Kidney 105 9 10 0.57 5 0.75 0.37-1.50  
Brain and central nervous system 83 8 4 0.19 1 0.95 0.42-2.11  
Other 551 47 39 0.37 17 2.47 1.79-3.42  
1990 - 1998         
All cancers 4281 375 282 0.48 180 2.16 1.92-2.43 0.11
Lung 1136 100 83 0.53 52 2.05 1.64-2.57 0.28
UADT7 628 58 75 0.82 47 4.79 3.49-6.58 0.34
Colorectal 317 27 5 0.05 1 1.49 0.98-2.27 0.71
Liver 298 25 22 0.56 14 2.32 1.48-3.64 0.31
Lymphatic and haematopoietic tissue 231 20 4 0.14 3 1.31 0.80-2.13 0.75
Oesophagus 248 22 27 0.66 15 4.96 2.96-8.31 0.48
Pancreas 177 15 6 0.39 6 1.19 0.68-2.07 0.22
Prostate 194 16 8 0.46 7 1.23 0.72-2.10 0.70
Stomach 141 12 8 0.45 6 3.36 1.71-6.60 0.98
Bladder 130 11 6 0.55 6 2.04 1.03-4.02 0.39
Kidney 103 9 14 0.83 7 1.37 0.65-2.85 0.16
Brain and central nervous system 96 9 3 −0.11 −1 2.20 1.02-4.74 0.08
Other 582 51 22 0.30 15 1.55 1.14-2.11 0.03
  1. 1Age standardized mortality rate, per 100000 person years; 2Rate difference; 3Population attributable fraction; 4Number of deaths attributable to differences in education, computed as the product of PAF by MR; 5relative index of inequality; 6comparison of the RII for the two periods; 7UADT = upper aerodigestive tract (lip, oral cavity, pharynx and larynx).
  2. ICD codes: total cancer (140–239 in ICD-9; C00-D47 in ICD-10), and the following cancer sites: UADT (140–149, 161; C00-14, C32), oesophagus (150; C15), stomach (151; C16), colorectal (153–154; C18-C21), liver (155; C22), pancreas (157; C25), lung (162; C33-34), prostate (185; C61), kidney (189; C64-C66, C68), bladder (188;C67), brain and central nervous system (191–192; C70-C72), lymphatic and haemaopoietic tissue (200–208; C81-C96), and other cancers (the rest of 140–239; the rest of C00-D47).