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Table 2 Age-adjusted kidney cancer mortality rates (per European standard 100,000 population) in 5-year periods by country and sex.

From: Time trend and age-period-cohort effect on kidney cancer mortality in Europe, 1981–2000

  Mortality rate    
Country 1981–1985 1986–1990 1991–1995 1996–2000 APC (%)* 95% CI p
Men
North        
   Denmark 8.20 7.87 7.37 7.02 -1.0 -1.6 to -0.5 <0.001
   Finland 8.10 8.32 7.84 7.91 -0.3 -0.9 to 0.3 0.358
   Norway 7.40 7.00 6.97 7.27 0.0 -0.6 to 0.6 0.929
   Sweden 8.65 8.24 7.47 7.31 -0.9 -1.3 to -0.5 <0.001
West        
   Austria 8.20 8.93 8.44 7.73 -0.5 -0.9 to 0.0 0.036
   France 6.11 6.80 6.71 6.79 0.6 0.4 to 0.8 <0.001
   Ireland 4.23 4.66 5.21 5.86 2.0 1.1 to 3.0 <0.001
   Netherlands 7.42 8.05 7.93 8.09 0.4 0.1 to 0.8 0.013
   UK 5.16 5.57 5.87 5.93 0.9 0.7 to 1.1 <0.001
East        
   Bulgaria 2.44 2.93 3.17 3.60 2.5 1.8 to 3.2 <0.001
   Hungary 7.30 8.80 9.57 9.94 1.9 1.5 to 2.3 <0.001
South        
   Greece 3.33 3.39 3.90 4.32 2.1 1.5 to 2.6 <0.001
   Italy 5.31 6.18 6.33 5.89 0.6 0.4 to 0.8 <0.001
   Spain 3.15 3.84 4.60 4.96 3.0 2.7 to 3.3 <0.001
Women
North        
   Denmark 5.26 5.42 4.39 4.15 -1.4 -1.9 to -0.8 <0.001
   Finlandia 4.17 4.26 4.20 3.67 -0.5 -1.1 to 0.2 0.146
   Norway 3.40 3.62 3.35 3.52 0.4 -0.3 to 1.2 0.286
   Sweden 5.05 4.91 4.18 4.23 -1.1 -1.6 to -0.7 <0.001
West        
   Austria 4.48 4.32 4.25 3.86 -0.3 -0.8 to 0.2 0.176
   France 2.58 2.68 2.66 2.64 0.5 0.2 to 0.7 <0.001
   Ireland 2.20 2.38 2.36 2.60 1.4 0.2 to 2.6 0.023
   Netherlands 3.95 3.98 3.96 3.77 -0.2 -0.6 to 0.3 0.469
   UK 2.36 2.62 2.84 2.70 1.4 1.2 to 1.6 <0.001
East        
   Bulgaria 1.26 1.35 1.56 1.56 1.5 0.6 to 2.4 0.001
   Hungary 3.42 3.88 4.08 4.43 1.7 1.2 to 2.2 <0.001
South        
   Greece 1.31 1.41 1.57 1.74 2.4 1.6 to 3.2 <0.001
   Italy 2.16 2.35 2.38 2.13 0.2 0.0 to 0.5 0.081
   Spain 1.35 1.49 1.71 1.79 2.1 1.7 to 2.5 <0.001
  1. * Average annual percentage change in age-adjusted mortality rates.
  2. CI, confidence interval; UK, United Kingdom.