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Table 2 Trends of cancer in children in Pudong from 2002 to 2015 (analyzed by Joinpoint Regression Program)

From: Characteristics and trends of childhood cancer in Pudong, China, 2002–2015

Characteristics Number of Cases Age specific annual percentage change Lower limit Upper limit Z P
Gender
Male       
 Age (years)       
 0- 92 4.3 −4.0 13.4 −1.1 0.3
 5- 78 1.6 −4.3 7.8 −0.6 0.6
 10- 81 −2.1 −6.7 2.7 0.9 0.3
 Subtotal 251 0.8 −2.5 −4.3 −0.6 0.7
Female
 Age (years)       
 0- 78 −1.6 −8.8 6.2 0.5 0.7
 5- 38 −0.8 −7.7 6.5 0.3 0.8
 10- 63 −0.5 −8.2 7.8 0.2 0.9
 Subtotal 179 −1.5 −6.3 3.5 0.7 0.5
Overall
 Age (years)       
 0- 170 1.4 −5.3 −8.5 −0.4 0.7
 5- 116 0.3 −4.4 −5.2 −0.1 0.9
 10- 144 −1.2 −5.3 3.0 0. 7 0.5
 Total 430 0 −3.5 3.6 0.1 0.9
Cancer Type
 Male       
 Leukemia 79 1.3 −5.1 8.0 −0.4 0.7
 CNS tumors 47 2.6 −7.1 13.3 −0.6 0.6
Female
 Leukemia 57 −1.2 −10.3 9.0 0.3 0.8
 CNS tumors 39 −12.1 −29.6 9.7 1.3 0.2
Overall
 Leukemia 136 1.1 −4.4 6.9 −0.4 0.7
 CNS tumors 86 −0.6 −7.5 6.8 0.2 0.9
  1. CNS Central nervous system