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Table 1 Distribution of deaths among adults men (≥ 20 years) by cancer site and educational level.

From: Trends in socioeconomic inequalities in cancer mortality in Barcelona: 1992–2003

Cancer site ICD-9 (1) ICD-10 (2) 1992–94
%
1995–97
%
1998–00
%
2001–03
%
Mortality by cancer    (n = 7721) (n = 8016) (n = 7892) (n = 7781)
Stomach 151 C16 5.8 5.4 4.8 4.7
Colon 153 C18 7.8 8.6 9.6 9.2
Rectum 154 C19–C21 2.5 2.6 3.1 2.9
Larynx 161 C32 2.8 2.8 2.3 2.4
Lung 162 C33, C34 28.0 27.8 27.3 27.2
Mouth and pharynx 140–149 C00–C14 3.7 3.2 3.1 2.6
Oesophagus 150 C15 2.7 2.6 2.4 2.3
Liver 155 C22 6.4 6.2 6.1 5.2
Pancreas 157 C25 3.2 4.0 4.0 4.4
Kidney 189 C64–C66, C68 2.0 1.7 1.8 1.9
Brain (central nervous system) 191–192 C70–C72 1.7 1.8 1.9 2.4
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma 200. 203 C82–C85. C96 2.1 2.3 2.4 2.8
Leukaemia 204–208 C91–C95 2.5 2.5 2.5 3.3
Gallbladder 156 C23–C24 6.2 5.7 5.3 6.1
Prostate 185 C61 8.8 9.2 8.9 7.7
Tumours of ill-defined sites 195–199 C76–C80. C97* 5.3 5.6 5.9 6.5
Other tumours    8.5 8.1 8.6 8.4
Educational level       
No education    35.2 31.0 27.4 24.9
Incomplete primary education    33.6 34.0 35.9 35.2
Primary education    11.2 12.4 13.1 13.6
Secondary education    8.7 10.2 10.5 11.4
University education    11.3 12.5 13.3 14.8
Population at risk    (n = 1.676.468) (n = 1.683.111) (n = 1.742.299) (n = 1.848.941)
No education    14.4 12.3 10.4 9.0
Incomplete primary education    26.5 25.2 25.5 25.7
Primary education    18.7 19.6 18.7 17.8
Secondary education    22.0 24.3 25.7 26.8
University education    18.3 18.6 19.6 20.6
TOTAL    100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
  1. Distribution of population at risk by educational level. Barcelona, 1992–2003.
  2. Deaths without information on educational level have been excluded (1.528 men and 1.430 women)
  3. (1) ICD-9: International Classification of Diseases. ninth revision.
  4. (2) ICD-10: International Classification of Diseases. tenth revision.
  5. n: number of cases.