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Table 1 The growth rates of region-specific incidence and mortality for women’s cancers in China and linear test

From: Women’s cancers in China: a spatio-temporal epidemiology analysis

  Type Region 2010
(1/100,000)
2015
(1/100,000)
Between-group difference in time Trend Growth rates (%)
Incidence Breast cancer East 44.73 50.41 5.68 12.70**
Central 36.83 34.77 − 2.06 − 5.59
West 25.23 29.94 4.71 18.67*
All regions 40.69 42.57 1.88 4.62
Cervical cancer East 13.36 14.99 1.63 12.20**
Central 14.18 18.90 4.72 33.29**
West 11.74 15.41 3.67 31.26**
All regions 13.37 16.25 2.88 21.54**
Ovarian cancer East 7.89 8.22 0.33 4.18*
Central 6.78 6.70 − 0.08 − 1.18
West 6.88 7.08 0.20 2.91
All regions 7.51 7.60 0.09 1.20
Mortality Breast cancer East 10.70 11.40 0.70 6.54
Central 9.94 9.31 − 0.63 − 6.34
West 8.92 7.93 − 0.99 − 11.10
All regions 10.32 10.23 − 0.09 − 0.87
Cervical cancer East 3.32 4.45 1.13 34.04**
Central 4.10 6.04 1.94 47.32**
West 3.72 5.50 1.78 47.85**
All regions 3.55 5.08 1.53 43.10**
Ovarian cancer East 3.67 4.11 0.44 11.99*
Central 2.83 2.99 0.16 5.65
West 2.68 2.97 0.29 10.82
All regions 3.36 3.61 0.25 7.44
  1. Growth rates in parentheses, units that displayed a significant linear trend during the subperiod are in bold. The statistical significance is based on the chi-squared test (* Statistical significance at 10% level; ** Statistical significance at 5% level; *** Statistical significance at 1% level)