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Table 2 Statistical parameters for overall and age-specific annual percent changes in age-period-cohort models

From: Differential incidence trends of colon and rectal cancers in Hong Kong: an age-period-cohort analysis

Sex Cancer type Net drift (% per year; 95% CI) P value
All local drifts = net drift All cohort deviations = 0 All period deviations = 0
Male Colon − 0.39 (− 0.66, − 0.12) < 0.001 < 0.001 0.048
Rectal 0.99 (0.57, 1.40) 0.562 0.636 0.018
Female Colon − 1.04 (− 1.46, − 0.61) < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
Rectal − 0.15 (− 0.54, 0.25) 0.098 0.107 0.210