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Table 1 Characteristics of cases of neuroblastic tumours in the study population (based on cases diagnosed during 1985-2016 inclusive)

From: Temporal clustering of neuroblastic tumours in children and young adults from Ontario, Canada

   Number of cases (%)  
Overall (0-19 years)   876 (100)  
Males   481 (54.9)  
Females   395 (45.1)  
Age at diagnosis:
  < 18 months   393 (44.9)  
 18 months – 4 years   364 (41.6)  
 5 – 19 years   119 (13.6)  
Time period:
 1985-1992   193 (22.0)  
 1993-2000   203 (22.2)  
 2001-2008   227 (25.9)  
 2009-2016   253 (28.9)  
  Mean Median Quartile 1, Quartile 3
Age at diagnosis (years) 2.57 1.77 0.67, 3.66
Annual number of cases 27.4 27 21, 32