Table 5.

Annual expected burden of cancers caused by foodborne arsenic, by GEMS cluster and gender, LB and UBa

Bladder cancerLung cancerSkin cancer
MaleFemaleMaleFemaleMaleFemale
GEMS ClusterLBUBLBUBLBUBLBUBLBUBLBUB
A1952,0013063,1372122,1722993,0642312,3712312,371
B1451,4882272,3321571,6142222,2781721,7631721,763
C1701,7442672,7341851,8932602,6712022,0672022,067
D2632,6994134,2302862,9294034,1323123,1993123,199
E2192,2443433,5172372,4353353,4362592,6592592,659
F171772727719192262702120921209
G2,28723,4493,58436,7532,48225,4463,50235,9012,71027,7872,71027,787
H1381,4122162,2141491,5332112,1621631,6741631,674
I1661,6992602,6631801,8432542,6011962,0131962,013
J2302,3623613,7022502,5633533,6162732,7992732,799
K2172,2213393,4812352,4103323,4002572,6322572,632
L1982,0343113,1872152,2073043,1142352,4102352,410
M2822,8904424,5293063,1364314,4243343,4243343,424
Total4,52746,4207,09772,7564,91350,3736,93271,0695,36555,0075,36555,007

Abbreviations: LB, lower bounds; UB, upper bounds.

  • aAssuming 70 years life span per individual.