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Table 2 Age-standardized rates (per 100,000 person-years)a for cancer and standardized mortality ratios (SMRs), for ages 20+ in Asbest city and Sverdlovsk Region by Gender: 1997–2010

From: Comparison of mortality in Asbest city and the Sverdlovsk region in the Russian Federation: 1997–2010

  Males Females Persons
Cancer O Asbest b ASR Asbest ASR Sverdlovsk SMR (95 % CI) O Asbest b ASR Asbest ASR Sverdlovsk SMR (95 % CI) O Asbest b ASR Asbest ASR Sverdlovsk SMR (95 % CI)
Respiratory             
 Larynx 48 15.6 12.0 1.29 (0.95–1.71) 3 0.7 0.4 1.40 (0.29–4.08) 51 6.1 4.7 1.30 (0.97–1.71)
 Trachea, bronchus, lung 489 161.2 132.6 1.20 (1.10–1.31) 112 19.3 11.3 1.76 (1.45–2.12) 601 69.9 55.1 1.29 (1.18–1.39)c
Other respiratory 13 3.8 2.3 1.78 (0.95–3.05) 5 0.9 0.7 1.37 (0.44–3.20) 18 2.2 1.3 1.65 (0.98–2.61)
Digestive             
 Oesophagus 51 16.9 11.3 1.46 (1.09–1.92) 15 2.6 1.8 1.43 (0.80–2.35) 66 7.6 5.3 1.46 (1.13–1.85)
 Stomach 188 61.9 55.1 1.12 (0.96–1.29) 165 30.1 23.2 1.28 (1.10–1.50) 353 41.4 34.6 1.19 (1.07–1.32)
 Small intestine 4 1.3 1.3 1.02 (0.28–2.61) 6 1.1 0.7 1.49 (0.55–3.24) 10 1.2 0.9 1.26 (0.60–2.31)
 Colon 86 28.7 23.6 1.24 (0.99–1.53) 145 25.9 18.1 1.42 (1.20–1.67) 231 26.7 19.7 1.35 (1.18–1.53)
 Rectum 80 27.9 22.5 1.20 (0.95–1.49) 73 12.7 12.6 1.04 (0.81–1.31) 153 17.5 15.8 1.12 (0.95–1.31)
 Other digestive 145 47.2 36.5 1.29 (1.09–1.52) 126 22.6 20.5 1.09 (0.91–1.30) 271 31.7 26.6 1.19 (1.05–1.34)
Hematopoietic             
 Leukaemia 33 11.4 9.1 1.18 (0.81–1.66) 37 7.1 5.1 1.37 (0.97–1.89) 70 8.2 6.5 1.28 (0.99–1.62)
 Other hematopoietic 29 9.1 8.4 1.08 (0.72–1.55) 38 7.0 5.2 1.40 (0.99–1.93) 67 8.0 6.4 1.24 (0.96–1.58)
Male genital             
 Prostate 67 23.4 21.5 1.09 (0.85–1.39)         
 Other male genital 7 2.3 1.5 1.47 (0.59–3.03)         
Breast      194 37.8 32.1 1.19 (1.03–1.37)     
Female genital             
 Cervix      35 7.0 8.3 0.86 (0.60–1.20)     
 Uterus      51 9.7 9.0 1.05 (0.78–1.39)     
 Other female genital      65 12.5 14.5 0.86 (0.66–1.10)     
Lip, oral cavity, pharynx 28 9.2 13.7 0.65 (0.43–0.94) 14 2.3 2.1 1.21 (0.66–2.03) 42 5.0 6.5 0.77 (0.56–1.04)
Urinary tract 116 38.8 29.4 1.31 (1.08–1.57) 40 7.1 6.8 1.05 (0.75–1.43) 156 18.2 14.7 1.24 (1.05–1.45)
Other/unspecified 118 37.7 35.1 1.07 (0.88–1.28) 127 23.4 20.0 1.20 (1.00–1.43) 245 29.0 25.6 1.14 (1.00–1.29)
  1. aAge-standardized rates for ages 20+ calculated using European standard (5-year age groups 20–69, and 70+)
  2. bNumber of cases observed in Asbest city
  3. cMale and female SMRs statistically significantly different (p < 0.05) based on likelihood ratio test