Table 1: Number of cases per year and incidence of cutaneous melanoma in the west of Santa Catarina, Brazil (n = 497).

YearNumber of cases of CMWestern region population*Incidence of CM (cases/100.000 inhabitants)

200250678 4287.4
200355680 1188.1
200451681 7967.5
200560685 5868,7
200664687 5869.3
200760689 5688,7
200889727 01412.2
200968731 6799.3

*Calculation based on data from the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (2002–2009).