Table 2

SIR and trend for cancer in male educational groupsa

Cancer siteLess than 9 yearsUniversity educatedTrendPAF (%)
ObservedSIR95%CIObservedSIR95%CIχ2P
Upper aerodigestive tract4,5461.000.971.03334 0.60 0.54 0.67 752.41 0.00 28.1
Salivary gland2851.000.891.12351.070.741.4913.89 0.00 14.5
Esophagus1,4651.000.951.0596 0.53 0.43 0.65 239.27 0.00 31.1
Stomach6,2271.000.981.03310 0.50 0.45 0.56 1,012.93 0.00 51.2
Small intestine6251.000.921.08771.110.881.394.010.050.2
Colon8,3371.000.981.02966 1.11 1.04 1.18 20.59 0.00 3.9
Rectum6,1221.000.981.03536 0.83 0.76 0.91 70.56 0.00 6.3
Anus1411.000.841.18140.790.431.3313.96 0.00 22.5
Liver3,1981.000.971.04234 0.68 0.59 0.77 158.34 0.00 2.7
Pancreas3,7161.000.971.03325 0.83 0.74 0.92 98.58 0.00 23.9
Lung14,2071.000.981.02794 0.47 0.44 0.50 2,670.32 0.00 37.7
Breast1681.000.851.1630 1.49 1.01 2.14 18.93 0.00 2.6
Prostate29,1521.000.991.013,256 1.14 1.10 1.18 266.96 0.00 3.3
Testis6491.000.921.08124 1.44 1.20 1.72 349.72 0.00 38.6
Other male genitals4441.000.911.10370.740.521.0212.72 0.00 31.4
Kidney4,8711.000.971.03416 0.79 0.71 0.87 36.69 0.00 17.9
Urinary bladder8,9991.000.981.02845 0.85 0.79 0.91 12.65 0.00 0.1
Melanoma3,7131.000.971.03886 1.89 1.76 2.02 2,047.73 0.00 15.4
Skin (squamous cell)4,0101.000.971.03623 1.47 1.35 1.59 396.67 0.00 3.1
Eye4091.000.911.10410.920.661.2520.44 0.00 18.3
Nervous system3,7381.000.971.03493 1.12 1.03 1.23 28.48 0.00 15.5
Thyroid gland6241.000.921.08751.150.911.4426.04 0.00 9.5
Endocrine gland1,5741.000.951.052121.120.971.281.780.180.9
Bone2311.000.881.14180.650.381.022.960.0955.7
Connective tissue8531.000.931.071021.080.881.316.24 0.01 2.0
Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma4,3701.000.971.034991.000.921.097.89 0.00 3.1
Hodgkin’s disease6911.000.931.08750.960.761.2035.85 0.00 28.4
Myeloma2,0191.000.961.041820.890.761.032.100.1515.3
Leukemia3,7571.000.971.033930.960.871.0618.92 0.00 9.6
All119,1411.000.991.0112,028 0.93 0.92 0.95 329.41 0.00 13.8b
  • a Bold type: 95% CI does not include 1.00, P < 0.05.

  • b Weighted PAF of all sites.