Table 3.

Trends in female breast cancer mortality rates for selected countries

Trend 1Trend 2Trend 3AAPC
YearsAPCYearsAPCYearsAPCLast 5 years
Northern America
 Canada1993–2011−2.6a2007–2011−2.6a
 United States1993–1999−3.0a1999–2012−2.0a2008–2012−2.0a
Oceania
 Australia1993–2000−3.1a2000–2011−1.8a2007–2011−1.8a
 New Zealand1993–2011−2.2a2007–2011−2.2a
Central and Southern America and the Caribbean
 Argentina1993–2012−1.0a2008–2012−1.0a
 Belize1993–20122.32008–20122.3
 Brazil1993–20010.02001–20120.9a2008–20120.9a
 Chile1993–2012−0.8a2008–2012−0.8a
 Colombia1993–20110.8a2007–20110.8a
 Costa Rica1993–2012−0.5a2008–2012−0.5a
 Cuba1993–20120.02008–20120.0
 Ecuador1993–20121.0a2008–20121.0a
 Guatemala1993–20122.3a2008–20122.3a
 Mexico1993–20120.2a2008–20120.2a
 Uruguay1993–2010−1.4a2006–2010−1.4a
Northern Europe
 Denmark1993–19962.31996–2012−2.9a2008–2012−2.9a
 Estonia1993–19968.31996–2012−1.9a2008–2012−1.9a
 Finland1993–2012−1.2a2008–2012−1.2a
 Iceland1993–2009−3.6a2005–2009−3.6a
 Ireland1993–2010−1.9a2006–2010−1.9a
 Latvia1993–2012−0.12008–2012−0.1
 Lithuania1993–2012−0.5a2008–2012−0.5a
 Norway1993–2012−2.7a2008–2012−2.7a
 Sweden1993–2012−1.5a2008–2012−1.5a
 United Kingdom1993–1997−3.4a1997–2012−2.3a2008–2012−2.3a
Western Europe
 Austria1993–2012−2.4a2008–2012−2.4a
 France1993–1999−0.7a1999–2011−1.7a2007–2011−1.7a
 Germany1993–2012−1.8a2008–2012−1.8a
 Luxembourg1993–2012−2.5a2008–2012−2.5a
 Switzerland1993–1999−4.4a1999–2012−1.6a2008–2012−1.6a
 The Netherlands1993–2012−2.3a2008–2012−2.3a
Southern Europe
 Croatia1993–2012−0.22008–2012−0.2
 Greece1993–2012−0.6a2008–2012−0.6a
 Italy1993–1999−2.3a1999–2012−1.5a2008–2012−1.5a
 Malta1993–2012−3.5a2008–2012−3.5a
 Portugal1993–2012−1.4a2008–2012−1.4a
 Slovenia1993–2010−1.9a2006–2010−1.9a
 Spain1993–1999−3.2a1999–2012−1.9a2008–2012−1.9a
Eastern Europe
 Bulgaria1993–2012−0.12008–2012−0.1
 Czech Republic1993–2005−1.7a2005–2009−6.5a2009–20120.52008–2012−1.3
 Hungary1993–2012−1.8a2008–2012−1.8a
 Republic of Moldova1993–1998−5.6a1998–20121.2a2008–20121.2a
 Romania1993–20011.1a2001–2012−1.1a2008–2012−1.1a
 Russian Federation1993–20031.0a2003–2011−0.8a2007–2011−0.8a
 Slovakia1993–19991.31999–2010−2.3a2006–2010−2.3a
 Ukraine1993–2012−0.12008–2012−0.1
Asia
 China, Hong Kong1993–20120.02008–20120.0
 Israel1993–2012−2.5a2008–2012−2.5a
 Japan1993–19983.3a1998–20120.8a2008–20120.8a
 Kazakhstan1993–19992.7a1999–2010−0.62006–2010−0.6
 Kyrgyzstan1993–20120.42008–20120.4
 Kuwait1993–20122.8a2008–20122.8a
 Republic of Korea1993–20052.8a2005–20120.92008–20120.9
 Singapore1993–20120.22008–20120.2
Africa
 Egypt2000–20111.3a2007–20111.3a
 Mauritius1993–20123.5a2008–20123.5a
 South Africa1993–20120.32008–20120.3

Abbreviations: APC, annual percent change; AAPC, average annual percent change.

  • aThe APC or AAPC is statistically different from zero.