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Table 3 Age- and period-adjusted kidney cancer mortality rates (per European standard 100,000 population) over the entire 1981–2000 period by geographical region and sex.

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

  Men Women  
Region Rate RR* 95% CI p Rate RR* 95% CI p RR†
North 7.76 1.53 1.50 to 1.55 <0.001 4.33 2.21 2.17 to 2.26 <0.001 1.79
West 6.37 1.25 1.24 to 1.27 <0.001 2.85 1.46 1.44 to 1.48 <0.001 2.24
East 6.08 1.20 1.17 to 1.22 <0.001 2.87 1.47 1.43 to 1.51 <0.001 2.12
South 5.08 1 - - 1.95 1 - - 2.60
  1. * Rate ratio with respect to the southern European region.
  2. † Male to female rate ratio.
  3. CI, confidence interval.