Table 1.

Age distribution of people with NMSC in the study, the percentage who were women, and the number and age distribution of people in the reference cohorta

England (1999–2011)
Age at admission to the NMSC cohortNumber in the NMSC cohort (% of total)% of WomenNumber in the reference cohort
0–451 (<0.1)63589,344
5–9119 (<0.1)60610,791
10–14221 (<0.1)53492,236
15–19417 (0.1)56466,250
20–24813 (0.2)60506,114
25–291,773 (0.4)58517,977
30–343,618 (0.7)55498,316
35–396,602 (1.3)55507,940
40–4411,041 (2.2)54487,475
45–4915,988 (3.2)52458,286
50–5423,497 (4.7)49469,656
55–5933,157 (6.6)46499,147
60–6447,141 (9.4)43514,123
65–6958,452 (11.6)41499,152
70–7470,951 (14.1)41501,378
75–7980,465 (16)43484,323
80–8472,375 (14.4)47369,574
85–12075,809 (15.1)57315,431
All ages502,490 (100)468,787,513
  • aThe reference cohort consisted of people admitted with the following conditions coded under the Office of Population, Censuses, and Surveys code (OPCS) edition 4 for operations and the ICD revision 10 for diagnoses: adenoidectomy (OPCS4 E20), tonsillectomy (F34 + F36), appendectomy (H01–H03), total hip replacement (W37–W39), total knee replacement (W40–W42), cataract (ICD 10 H25), squint (H49–H51), otitis externa/media (H60–H67), varicose veins (I83), hemorrhoids (I84), upper respiratory tract infections (J00–J06), deflected septum, nasal polyp (J33 + J34.2), impacted tooth and other disorders of teeth (K00–K03), inguinal hernia (K40), in growing toenail and other diseases of nail (L60), sebaceous cyst (L72.1), bunion (M20.1), internal derangement of knee (M23), superficial injury and contusion (S00, S10, S20, S30, S40, S50, S60, S70, S80, and S90), dislocations, sprains and strains (S03, S13, S23, S33, S43, S53, S63, S73, S83, and S93), head injury (S06), and selected limb fractures (S42, S52, S62, S82, and S92).