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Table 4 Age-adjusted kidney cancer mortality rates (per European standard 100,000 population) in 5-year periods by geographical region and sex.

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

  Mortality rate    
Region 1981–1985 1986–1990 1991–1995 1996–2000 APC (%)* 95% CI P
Men
North 8.23 7.97 7.46 7.37 -0.7 -0.9 to -0.4 <0.001
West 5.90 6.47 6.53 6.58 0.7 0.6 to 0.8 <0.001
East 5.00 5.98 6.45 6.90 2.0 1.6 to 2.3 <0.001
South 4.37 5.09 5.48 5.40 1.4 1.2 to 1.5 <0.001
Women
North 4.62 4.65 4.08 3.96 -0.8 -1.1 to -0.5 <0.001
West 2.72 2.87 2.95 2.84 0.7 0.5 to 0.8 <0.001
East 2.51 2.79 2.99 3.20 1.6 1.1 to 2.0 <0.001
South 1.80 1.97 2.07 1.97 0.9 0.7 to 1.1 <0.001
  1. * Average annual percentage change in age-adjusted mortality rates.
  2. CI, confidence interval.