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Table 3 Association between mortality and educational level by cancer site and period.

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

  1992–1994 1995–1997 1998–2000 2001–2003 Trend
Type of cancer RII 95% CI SII RII 95% CI SII RII 95% CI SII RII 95% CI SII P value
Stomach 3.05 2.12–4.40 35.87 2.97 2.06–4.29 30.09 2.72 1.86–3.99 23.17 2.93 1.99–4.31 22.30 0.98
Colon 1.25 0.94–1.65 10.93 1.09 0.84–1.41 4.23 1.01 0.79–1.28 0.50 1.05 0.82–1.34 2.18 0.71
Rectum 1.44 0.87–2.40 5.72 1.57 0.96–2.57 6.34 2.85 1.76–4.60 15.49 1.66 1.05–2.63 6.98 0.18
Larynx 2.82 1.70–4.70 15.00 3.70 2.21–6.20 17.38 4.17 2.36–7.37 14.86 3.23 1.89–5.51 12.47 0.76
Lung 2.05 1.75–2.40 110.10 1.74 1.49–2.02 83.02 2.10 1.80–2.44 101.44 1.89 1.62–2.19 81.68 0.29
Mouth and pharynx 3.37 2.15–5.28 21.26 4.85 2.97–7.93 22.22 2.24 1.42–3.54 12.29 2.98 1.80–4.94 12.54 0.14
Oesophagus 3.67 2.14–6.29 16.33 2.46 1.48–4.08 12.13 2.27 1.35–3.80 9.95 1.91 1.14–3.21 7.00 0.35
Liver 1.72 1.24–2.37 19.05 1.31 0.96–1.79 9.38 1.70 1.23–2.33 16.70 2.43 1.70–3.48 21.61 0.08
Pancreas 1.23 0.79–1.91 3.88 1.00 0.69–1.46 0.00 1.03 0.71–1.49 0.60 0.78 0.55–1.10 -5.25 0.41
Kidney 0.57 0.34–0.96 -6.58 0.96 0.54–1.71 -0.39 0.70 0.41–1.20 -3.40 1.01 0.59–1.72 0.09 0.40
Brain (central nervous system) 1.19 0.66–2.17 1.52 0.86 0.50–1.49 -1.54 0.69 0.41–1.17 -3.64 0.83 0.51–1.34 -2.11 0.59
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma 1.00 0.59–1.71 0.00 0.70 0.43–1.14 -4.65 0.82 0.51–1.32 -2.51 1.07 0.69–1.67 0.93 0.59
Leukaemia 1.34 0.81–2.21 4.54 0.87 0.55–1.39 -2.02 1.31 0.81–2.13 3.56 1.27 0.83–1.93 3.74 0.54
Gallbladder 1.58 0.65–3.82 18.33 1.16 0.52–2.60 4.74 0.64 0.3–1.37 -12.08 1.44 0.59–3.50 10.57 0.39
Prostate 1.03 0.79–1.34 1.76 1.10 0.85–1.41 5.18 1.09 0.85–1.41 3.90 0.98 0.75–1.29 -0.74 0.93
Tumours non defined 2.25 1.56–3.24 24.50 2.04 1.44–2.88 21.83 1.68 1.21–2.32 16.04 2.25 1.64–3.09 23.93 0.56
Total 1.67 1.54–1.81 300.25 1.50 1.39–1.62 224.75 1.57 1.45–1.69 231.75 1.50 1.39–1.62 192.71 0.19
  1. Relative Index of Inequality (RII) with 95% confidence interval (CI) and Slope Index of Inequalities (SII) between the lowest and highest educational level per 100.000 inhabitants. Men aged 20 years and older. Barcelona. 1992–2003.
  2. Trend p value: it is the p value of the comparison of the RII of the 4 periods