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Table 1 Epidemiological data used to calculate Disability-Adjusted Life Years

From: Burden of disease due to cancer in Spain

CANCER SITE (ICD-10 code) SEX MORTALITY (number of deaths) * INCIDENCE (number of new cases) † DURATION (years) ‡ DISABILITY
(range 0–1) §
Bladder (C67) Males 3438 12720 4.2 0.24
  Females 804 1750 3.7 0.31
Brain (C71) Males 1331 1954 1.5 0.64
  Females 1046 287 1.4 0.66
Breast (C50) Males 59 - - -
  Females 6206 15979 4.3 0.38
Colon and rectum Males 6958 14204 3.4 0.37
(C18-C21) Females 5740 11461 3.5 0.36
Gall bladder (C23-C24) Males 517 696 1.6 0.46
  Females 1000 1542 1.4 0.49
Hodgkin's disease (C81) Males 170 890 4.9 0.24
  Females 135 528 4.9 0.25
Kidney (C64-C66, C68) Males 1184 1441 3.7 0.30
  Females 636 1189 3.7 0.30
Leukaemias (C91-C95) Males 1750 2436 3.6 0.37
  Females 1386 1852 3.6 0.36
Liver (C22) Males 2997 3081 1.1 0.38
  Females 1621 1309 0.9 0.45
Lung (C33-C34) Males 16629 16690 1.4 0.68
  Females 2056 2131 1.6 0.67
Melanoma (C43) Males 426 1283 3.9 0.22
  Females 339 1785 4.6 0.19
Myeloma (C90) Males 827 795 3.4 0.27
  Females 863 769 5.5 0.24
Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma Males 1341 3253 4.2 0.31
(C82-C85, C96) Females 1211 2209 4.2 0.31
Oesophagus (C15) Males 1675 1512 1.4 0.76
  Females 260 257 1.6 0.78
Ovary (C56-C57) Females 1759 2997 3.1 0.34
Pancreas (C25) Males 2231 1919 0.7 0.64
  Females 2117 1675 0.7 0.63
Prostate (C61) Males 5894 13212 3.1 0.43
Stomach (C16) Males 4038 2896 2.3 0.62
  Females 2592 3454 2.0 0.60
Thyroid (C73) Males 116 456 4.6 0.22
  Females 209 1278 4.7 0.22
Uterus and cervix (C53-C55) Females 1975 7164 4.2 0.26
Other malignant neoplasms Males 7137    
  Females 3179    
  1. ICD-10: International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision.
  2. * Source: National Institute of Statistics Spain (INE). National cause-of-death register, year 2000.
  3. † Source: estimated from incidence data from regional population-based cancer registries.
  4. ‡ Source: estimated from relative survival data from the EUROCARE-3 study. Data are averages of duration in patients who die of cancer and in patients cured, weighted by the cure rate.
  5. §Source: ref. 16, 17. Data are averages of the disability weight of each disease stage, weighted by its duration and then by the cure rate.
  6. Spanish 2000 mid-year population: 19,778,785 males and 20,597,509 females (Source: National Institute of Statistics, INE).