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Table 2 Summary Statistics for colorectal cancer rates (per 100,000) in Iran

From: Increased colorectal cancer incidence in Iran: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Incidence rate Gender Effect sizes and 95 % confidence interval Heterogeneity
Number studies Point estimate Lower limit Upper limit Q-value df I-squared P-value
ASR Male 29 8.16 6.64 9.68 68.18 28 57.69 <0.001
Female 29 6.17 5.01 7.32 48.43 28 42.19 0.010
CR Male 22 5.58 4.22 6.94 44.04 21 52.32 0.002
Female 22 4.01 3.06 4.97 27.69 21 24.15 0.15
  1. ASR age standard rate, CR crude rate
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