Table 1.

Age-specific annual change (%) in incidence of NHL in Sweden, Finland, and Denmark by sex and age (1964-2003)

CountrySexAge group% Annual increase by calendar period (95% confidence interval)
1964-19731974-19831984-19931994-2003
All countriesBothAll ages+3.6 (+2.9 to +4.3)+4.3 (+3.7 to +4.9)+3.7 (+3.3 to +4.2)+0.8 (+0.4 to +1.2)
SwedenBothAll ages+4.3 (+3.3 to +5.2)+3.7 (+2.9 to +4.5)+2.8 (+2.2 to +3.5)+0.6 (−0.0 to +1.1)
FinlandBothAll ages+3.4 (+1.9 to +4.9)+5.8 (+4.6 to +7.0)+5.3 (+4.3 to +6.2)+1.4 (+0.7 to +2.2)
DenmarkBothAll ages+2.4 (+1.1 to +3.7)+4.1 (+3.0 to +5.3)+3.9 (+3.0 to +4.8)+0.6 (−0.2 to +1.4)
All countriesMalesAll ages+3.7 (+2.8 to +4.7)+3.9 (+3.2 to +4.7)+3.8 (+3.1 to +4.4)+0.9 (+0.3 to +1.4)
All countriesFemalesAll ages+3.4 (+2.4 to +4.4)+4.7 (+3.9 to +5.6)+3.7 (+3.0 to +4.3)+0.7 (+0.2 to +1.3)
All countriesMales0-29+3.5 (+0.4 to +6.6)+1.8 (−1.0 to +4.7)+2.3 (−0.3 to +5.0)−0.9 (−3.4 to +1.6)
All countriesMales30-39+4.0 (−0.3 to +8.5)+2.5 (−0.7 to +5.9)+4.0 (+1.2 to +6.8)−4.7 (−7.1 to −2.2)
All countriesMales40-49+0.9 (−2.1 to +4.1)+1.4 (−1.2 to +4.0)+3.5 (+1.5 to +5.4)−2.3 (−4.0 to 0.5)
All countriesMales50-59+2.6 (+0.5 to +4.8)+3.7 (+1.8 to +5.6)+3.5 (+1.9 to +5.1)−0.8 (−2.0 to +0.5)
All countriesMales60-69+3.7 (+2.0 to +5.5)+4.4 (+2.9 to +5.9)+3.2 (+2.0 to +4.5)+2.4 (+1.2 to +3.5)
All countriesMales70-79+2.2 (+0.3 to +4.1)+3.2 (+1.6 to +4.7)+3.6 (+2.4 to +4.8)+0.5 (−0.5 to +1.6)
All countriesMales≥80+5.4 (+2.3 to +8.5)+3.1 (+0.6 to +5.6)+2.9 (+1.2 to +4.7)+0.2 (−1.1 to +1.7)
All countriesFemales0-29+1.0 (−3.3 to +5.4)+2.0 (−2.2 to +6.4)+4.9 (+1.0 to +9.0)−1.5 (−4.8 to +2.1)
All countriesFemales30-39−2.3 (−7.6 to +3.4)+3.4 (−0.6 to +7.6)+1.2 (−2.1 to +4.6)−1.1 (−4.3 to +2.3)
All countriesFemales40-49+0.8 (−2.7 to +4.6)+9.4 (+5.9 to +13.0)+2.0 (−0.4 to +4.3)−2.3 (−4.3 to 0.2)
All countriesFemales50-59+2.6 (+0.2 to +5.2)+1.9 (−0.3 to +4.2)+4.7 (+2.9 to +6.6)−0.2 (−1.7 to +1.2)
All countriesFemales60-69+3.1 (+1.1 to +5.1)+4.6 (+2.9 to +6.3)+3.6 (+2.2 to +5.0)+1.5 (+0.2 to +2.8)
All countriesFemales70-79+1.7 (−0.1 to +3.6)+3.7 (+2.2 to +5.2)+3.0 (+1.9 to +4.2)+1.2 (+0.1 to +2.2)
All countriesFemales≥80+4.0 (+1.0 to +7.0)+1.3 (−0.8 to +3.5)+2.6 (+1.1 to +4.1)−0.5 (−1.7 to +0.7)