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Table 1 Basic characteristics of analyzed countries, 2000–2016

From: A global perspective on coal-fired power plants and burden of lung cancer

Year 2000~2004 2005~2010 2011~2016
  Mean (2.5th −97.5th quantile) Mean (2.5th −97.5th quantile) Mean (2.5th −97.5th quantile)
Lung cancer incidence a
 Males 454 (61~942) 435 (70 ~ 877) 408 (69~817)
 Females 144 (29~451) 151 (30~442) 155 (30~452)
Coal capacity b 16,009 (0.60~218,341) 19,332 (0~  322,042) 22,821 (6~211,854)
Smoking prevalence c
 Males 32 (12~54) 30 (1~52) 29 (12~51)
 Females 13 (1~31) 12 (1~30) 12 (1~28)
Traffic index c 28 (5~59) 28 (6~58) 30 (7~65)
Industrialization index c 18 (3~37) 17 (4~35) 16 (4~34)
GDP (PPP) d 743 (9~4472) 911 (12~4898) 1113 (14~6922)
Total coal consumption e 1 (0~8) 2 (0~12) 2 (0~13)
Population f
 Males 327 (6~1441) 345 (6~1510) 367 (6~1571)
 Females 322 (6~1480) 339 (6 ~ 1548) 361 (6~1606)
  1. GDP (PPP): gross domestic product adjusted by (Purchasing Power Parity)
  2. aUnit: case per hundred thousands
  3. b Unit: megawatts (MW)
  4. c Unit: %
  5. d Unit: Billion 2011 USD
  6. e Unit: Quadrillion British Thermal Unit (QBtu)
  7. f Unit: hundred thousands
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