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Table 4 Observed, expected number of deaths, Standardized Mortality Ratio (SMR%) and CI95% for all cancers, lung, prostate and breast, by sex and West Bank districts, 1999-2009

From: Cancer mortality in the West Bank, Occupied Palestinian Territory

District Male Female
Obs. Exp. SMR% CI95% Obs. Exp. SMR% CI95%
All cancers (ICD.10 = C00-C99)  
Jenin-Tubas 610 549.0 111.1 102.4 - 120.2 441 445.0 99.2 90.2 - 108.9
Tulkarm 291 299.0 97.3 86.5 - 109.2 249 259.0 96.3 84.7 - 109.0
Nablus 640 604.0 105.9 97.9 - 114.5 494 486.0 101.7 93.0 - 111.1
Qalqilya 119 150.0 79.4 65.8 - 95.0 117 119.0 98.3 81.3 - 117.8
Salfit 94 109.0 85.9 69.4 - 105.1 87 88.0 99.2 79.5 - 122.4
North 1,754 1,712.0 102.5 97.7 - 107.4 1,388 1,396.0 99.5 94.3 - 104.8
Ramallah 437 506.0 86.4 78.5 - 94.9 337 434.0 77.6 69.6 - 86.4
Jericho 45 58.0 78.3 57.1 - 104.7 30 48.0 62.6 42.2 - 89.4
Center 482 563.0 85.6 78.1 - 93.6 367 482.0 76.1 68.5 - 84.3
Bethlehem 397 336.0 118.1 106.8 - 130.4 358 249.0 143.9 129.3 - 159.6
Hebron 790 812.0 97.3 90.6 - 104.3 607 594.0 102.2 94.3 - 110.7
South 1,187 1,148.0 103.4 97.6 - 109.4 965 843.0 114.5 107.4 - 122.0
West-Bank 3,423 3,423.0 100.0 - 2,720 2,720.0 100.0 -
Lung (ICD.10 = C34)  
Jenin-Tubas 193 126.0 153.5 132.6 - 176.8 35 34.0 104.4 72.7 - 145.2
Tulkarm 61 69.0 88.3 67.6 - 113.5 17 20.0 86.2 50.2 - 138.0
Nablus 132 140.0 94.6 79.1 - 112.2 31 37.0 84.5 57.4 - 119.9
Qalqilya 29 34.0 84.9 56.9 - 122.0 10 9.0 112.7 54.1 - 207.2
Salfit 16 25.0 64.4 36.8 - 104.6 7 7.0 104.6 42.0 - 215.6
North 431 393.0 109.6 99.5 - 120.4 100 106.0 94.8 77.1 - 115.3
Ramallah 108 116.0 93.0 76.3 - 112.3 35 33.0 105.6 73.5 - 146.9
Jericho 19 13.0 145.4 87.5 - 227.1 4 4.0 112.7 30.7 - 288.5
Center 127 129.0 98.3 81.9 - 116.9 39 37.0 106.3 75.6 - 145.3
Bethlehem 103 77.0 133.3 108.8 - 161.7 31 19.0 166.4 113.1 - 236.3
Hebron 120 181.0 66.2 54.9 - 79.2 34 43.0 78.8 54.5 - 110.1
South 223 259.0 86.3 75.3 - 98.4 65 62.0 105.2 81.2 - 134.1
West-Bank 781 781.0 100.0 - 204 204.0 100.0 -
  Prostate (ICD.10 = 61) Breast (ICD.10 = C50)
Jenin-Tubas 53 53.0 101.0 75.7 - 132.2 77 95.0 81.0 63.9 - 101.2
Tulkarm 28 28.0 99.0 66.0 - 143.6 56 56.0 100.9 76.2 - 131.1
Nablus 68 57.0 119.6 92.9 - 151.7 108 106.0 102.2 83.9 - 123.4
Qalqilya 10 14.0 73.6 35.3 - 135.4 21 26.0 81.0 50.1 - 123.8
Salfit 9 11.0 81.1 37.1 - 153.9 27 18.0 146.4 96.5 - 213.0
North 168 162.0 103.6 88.5 - 120.5 289 301.0 96.1 85.4 - 107.9
Ramallah 22 49.0 44.9 28.1 - 68.0 69 91.0 76.1 59.2 - 96.3
Jericho 6 5.0 123.1 45.1 - 268.0 9 11.0 83.5 38.2 - 158.5
Center 28 54.0 52.0 34.5 - 75.1 78 102.0 76.9 60.8 - 95.9
Bethlehem 41 33.0 123.9 88.9 - 168.1 83 54.0 155.1 123.5 - 192.3
Hebron 87 75.0 116.2 93.1 - 143.4 134 128.0 104.3 87.4 - 123.6
South 128 108.0 118.6 98.9 - 141.0 217 182.0 119.3 103.9 - 136.2
West-Bank 324 324.0 100.0 - 584 584.0 100.0 -
  1. Source: Palestinian Ministry of Health, 1999–2009