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Table 3 Age-standardised cancer incidence rates among non-Aboriginal and Aboriginal people, 2010–2014

From: Using data linkage to enhance the reporting of cancer outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in NSW, Australia

 Non-Aboriginal peopleAboriginal people
NSWCRaNSWCRaEver reportedMost recent recordWeight of evidenceMulti-stage median
ASR (95%CI)ASR (95%CI)ASR (95%CI)Increase (%) bASR (95%CI)Increase (%) bASR (95%CI)Increase (%) bASR (95%CI)Increase (%) b
All cancers
 Persons490.8 (488.7–493.0)559.9 (535.3–585.3)918.0 (885.2–951.6)64.0667.9 (641.1–695.3)19.3753.7 (724.8–783.4)34.6748.0 (719.4–777.4)33.6
 Females417.7 (415.0–420.5)504.6 (474.0–536.5)750.5 (712.2–790.1)48.7588.5 (555.7–622.6)16.6642.7 (607.9–678.7)27.4645.2 (610.4–681.2)27.9
 Males577.6 (574.2–581.0)629.4 (588.7–671.7)1135.3 (1077.0-1195.5)80.4766.7 (722.0–813.0)21.8894.1 (844.5–945.4)42.1875.6 (827.3–925.7)39.1
Colorectal
 Persons57.8 (57.1–58.6)63.9 (55.3–73.2)104.5 (92.9–117.0)63.577.7 (68.1–88.0)21.686.3 (76.1–97.4)35.184.1 (74.1–94.9)31.6
 Females48.9 (47.9–49.8)60.7 (49.8–73.0)87.3 (73.7–102.3)43.870.5 (58.7–83.7)16.176.2 (63.9–90.0)25.576.7 (64.2–90.6)26.4
 Males68.1 (66.9–69.2)67.3 (53.9–82.4)127.7 (107.1–150.4)89.786.3 (70.8–103.5)28.299.7 (82.2–119.0)48.192.7 (76.6–110.6)37.7
Lung
 Persons42.5 (41.8–43.1)95.4 (85.2–106.3)125.9 (113.9–138.6)32.0104.2 (93.4–115.7)9.2114.6 (103.3–126.7)20.1112.5 (101.4–124.4)17.9
 Females33.3 (32.5–34.1)83.9 (71.5–97.8)103.8 (89.8–119.2)23.789.8 (76.8–104.1)7.097.5 (84.0–112.4)16.296.8 (83.3–111.6)15.4
 Males53.6 (52.6–54.7)110.5 (93.6–129.2)155.8 (134.7–178.7)41.0123.3 (105.1–143.4)11.6137.4 (118.1–158.7)24.3133.3 (114.5–154.0)20.6
Melanoma
 Persons50.8 (50.1–51.5)16.7 (12.6–21.6)57.3 (48.9–66.5)243.128.4 (23.2–34.2)70.137.8 (31.4–44.9)126.336.8 (30.7–43.7)120.4
 Females40.3 (39.4–41.2)11.5 (7.1–17.2)36.0 (27.7–45.6)213.022.1 (16.3–29.0)92.225.0 (18.4–32.9)117.427.2 (20.3–35.4)136.5
 Males63.4 (62.3–64.6)23.3 (15.8–32.6)85.0 (68.7–103.5)264.836.1 (27.2–46.7)54.953.5 (41.7–67.1)129.647.7 (37.5–59.6)104.7
Breast (Females)120.8 (119.2–122.3)105.2 (92.6–118.9)161.1 (145.1–178.2)53.1130.9 (116.8–146.1)24.4140.0 (125.2–156.0)33.1142.1 (127.2–158.1)35.1
Cervix6.8 (6.4–7.2)14.7 (10.5–19.9)19.4 (14.5–25.3)32.016.3 (12.0–21.6)10.916.7 (12.3–22.1)13.616.9 (12.5–22.3)15.0
Prostate167.7 (165.9–169.5)126.1 (107.9–146.1)281.8 (253.5–311.8)123.5172.7 (151.8–195.3)37.0205.2 (182.0–230.1)62.7203.6 (180.6–228.3)61.5
  1. ASR (95%CI): Age-standardised cancer incidence rate per 100,000 with 95% confidence intervals; directly standardised to the 2001 Australian standard population
  2. aNSWCR: Aboriginal status variable available in the NSW Cancer Registry
  3. bRelative increase compared with incidence rate based on the NSW Cancer Registry Aboriginal status variable