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Table 2 Oropharyngeal cancer mortality in China, 2008–2012

From: Incidence, mortality, and temporal patterns of oropharyngeal cancer in China: a population-based study

Areas/region Sex No. of cases Mortality (1/100,000) Cumulative rate (0–74 years old, %)
Crude ASRMC ASRMW
All Both sexes 9335 1.48 0.95 0.94 0.10
Male 6575 2.06 1.39 1.39 0.15
Female 2760 0.89 0.53 0.52 0.05
Urban areas Both sexes 6420 1.68 1.03 1.02 0.11
Male 4547 2.36 1.52 1.52 0.17
Female 1873 0.99 0.55 0.54 0.05
Rural areas Both sexes 2915 1.18 0.82 0.81 0.09
Male 2028 1.62 1.16 1.15 0.13
Female 887 0.73 0.49 0.48 0.05
Eastern regions Both sexes 7051 1.59 0.96 0.95 0.10
Male 4930 2.21 1.40 1.40 0.15
Female 2121 0.97 0.53 0.52 0.05
Central regions Both sexes 1599 1.21 0.91 0.90 0.10
Male 1155 1.71 1.33 1.33 0.15
Female 444 0.69 0.49 0.49 0.06
Western regions Both sexes 685 1.26 0.98 0.97 0.11
Male 490 1.76 1.42 1.43 0.16
Female 195 0.73 0.55 0.53 0.06
  1. ASRMC age-standardized rate of mortality by 2000 Chinese standard population, ASRMW age-standardized rate of mortality by 1985 Segi’s world standard population