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Table 3 Epidemiology of skin cancer in New South Wales, 2010

From: Estimating the economic costs of skin cancer in New South Wales, Australia

  Melanoma NMSC
  Males Females Males Females
Incidence     
 Incident cases 2295 1502 86,812a 61,798a
 Incidence rate per 100,000 65 42 2449 1716
Morbidity     
 Total years lived with disease 19,332 7089 9933 2533
 Average healthy years of life lost due to disease 3.66 1.77 0.05 0.02
Mortality     
 Deaths (2010) 359 155 104 41
 Total years of life lost 3353 1571 566 104
 Average years of life lost 9.34 10.14 5.44 2.53
Mortality before the age of 65 years     
 Average years of productive life lost 4.52 5.14 2.07 0.88
  1. aNMSC is estimated from a 2002 NCCI report - the incident rate is assumed steady for 2010 and has not risen