Table 3

SIR and trend for cancer in women in educational groupsa

Cancer siteLess than 9 yearsUniversity educatedTrendPAF (%)
ObservedSIR95%CIObservedSIR95%CIχ2P
Upper aerodigestive tract1,4241.000.951.0554 0.69 0.51 0.89 23.51 0.00 27.7
Salivary gland3391.000.901.11150.840.471.394.07 0.04 11.1
Esophagus5181.000.921.09180.800.471.2620.50 0.00 13.5
Stomach3,7361.000.971.0385 0.57 0.45 0.70 495.94 0.00 52.8
Small intestine5471.000.921.09240.900.571.340.260.6111.7
Colon9,9841.000.981.02370 0.90 0.81 0.99 102.07 0.00 11.9
Rectum4,9261.000.971.031940.920.801.0664.99 0.00 9.8
Anus4051.000.901.109 0.41 0.18 0.77 100.80 0.00 56.1
Liver4,5661.000.971.0393 0.52 0.42 0.64 468.80 0.00 47.2
Pancreas3,7301.000.971.0399 0.64 0.52 0.78 113.47 0.00 10.2
Lung6,7331.000.981.02173 0.43 0.37 0.50 1,379.10 0.00 32.8
Breast35,3971.000.991.012,972 1.37 1.32 1.42 1,805.33 0.00 9.6
Cervix5,4421.000.971.03162 0.43 0.37 0.51 1,793.56 0.00 52.8
Endometrium9,1881.000.981.024841.040.951.130.160.696.3
Uterus9861.000.941.06450.800.591.0820.19 0.00 10.1
Ovary8,3131.000.981.02380 0.82 0.74 0.90 315.95 0.00 11.1
Other female genitals1,1711.000.941.0632 0.58 0.40 0.82 216.32 0.00 10.1
Kidney3,9191.000.971.03126 0.75 0.62 0.89 192.32 0.00 25.6
Urinary bladder2,9651.000.961.04105 0.80 0.65 0.97 73.75 0.00 10.0
Melanoma4,0381.000.971.03443 1.57 1.42 1.72 787.94 0.00 17.8
Skin (squamous cell)2,7271.000.961.04132 1.23 1.03 1.46 106.13 0.00 3.8
Eye3981.000.901.10221.040.651.575.43 0.02 15.3
Nervous system4,6231.000.971.032941.060.951.1912.05 0.00 12.0
Thyroid gland1,7831.000.951.0587 0.76 0.61 0.93 123.16 0.00 29.8
Endocrine gland4,2491.000.971.03181 0.82 0.70 0.95 106.31 0.00 14.0
Bone1781.000.861.16161.540.882.513.610.0640.6
Connective tissue8331.000.931.07380.860.611.186.37 0.01 25.7
Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma3,7791.000.971.031660.910.781.0668.43 0.00 17.4
Hodgkin’s disease4601.000.911.10210.790.491.225.48 0.02 57.1
Myeloma1,8291.000.951.0553 0.76 0.57 0.99 45.95 0.00 3.9
Leukemia3,0741.000.961.04115 0.81 0.67 0.97 35.06 0.00 12.3
All132,2601.000.991.017,0080.990.971.02372.10 0.00 16.7b
  • a Bold type: 95% CI does not include 1.00, P < 0.05.

  • b Weighted PAF of all sites.