Journal of Environmental and Public Health / 2015 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

An Investigation of Cancer Rates in the Argentia Region, Newfoundland and Labrador: An Ecological Study

Table 2

Age-standardized incidence rates per 100,000 person-years for all types of cancers in Newfoundland and Labrador (reference), Argentia, Stephenville, and Botwood stratified by year period.

CommunityTypeAge-standardized incidence rate (per 100,000 person-years)
1985–891990–941995–992000–042005–092010-112005–11

NL (reference)Brain7.14.48.210.810.610.9
Argentia 12.76.16.46.823.18.7
Stephenville9.432.75.45.26.4
Botwood4.34.13.912.311.59.7

NL (reference)Breast50.66577.994.299.296
Argentia34.745.167.655.271.5109
Stephenville39.383102.199.992.968
Botwood30.847.830.394.149.556.2

NL (reference)Cervical2985115.788.7139.6
Argentia40.728.260.174.3136.7
Stephenville11.685.6110.944.5157.3
Botwood17.995.410060.1122.2

NL (reference)Colorectal74.78184122.3119.499.4
Argentia64.3113.585.99112889.4
Stephenville56.475.251.6107.3101.384.7
Botwood70.446.3110.2879589.2

NL (reference)Gastric26.624.524.321.525
Argentia33.327.926.321.735.6
Stephenville18.12623.32518.2
Botwood3111.625.51518.4

NL (reference)Kidney13.113.11517.426.5
Argentia14.9012.116.29.2
Stephenville16.824.411.210.820.1
Botwood011.414.811.610.6

NL (reference)Liver1.21.82.62.75.7
Argentia0033.24.4
Stephenville09.302.79
Botwood04.2000

NL (reference)Lung59.355.363.398.498.7120.3
Argentia5157.48779.89440.1
Stephenville57.963.675.191.5100.684.6
Botwood68.642.154.730.579.388.2

NL (reference)Ovarian15.917.620.216.416.2
Argentia19.512.218.73318.2
Stephenville6.217.710.615.417.8
Botwood08.37.70 16.5

NL (reference)Prostate66.492.8125.3174271.4266.7
Argentia64.184.976.2155.7178.1256
Stephenville97.8116.1153.2215.8200.2231.1
Botwood51187111.980.6128.553.7

NL (reference)Other360.3394.7454.6485.3713.3
Argentia385.8340.4403450.5682.8
Stephenville253.8321.9408.2383582
Botwood353.5365.9386.1284.6509.1

Note: for certain types of cancer the year periods 2005–2009 and 2010-2011 have been combined to suppress small numbers.

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