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Table 2 Standardized Mortality Ratios (SMRs) for overall cancer, the 10 leading causes of cancer mortality and 5 other causes of mortality.

From: Impact on mortality and cancer incidence rates of using random invitation from population registers for recruitment to trials

MORTALITY CAUSE ICD-10 Code Expected mortality Observed Mortality SMR L95%CI U95%CI
Cancers Overall C00:C99 excl. C56, C57.0, C44 4419 2469 55.9% 53.7% 58.1%
Lung Cancer C33:C34 1020 499 48.9% 44.7% 53.4%
Breast Cancer C50 813 349 42.9% 38.6% 47.7%
Colorectal Cancer C18:C21 415 218 52.6% 45.8% 60.1%
Pancreatic Cancer C25 244 195 79.8% 69.0% 91.8%
Oesophagus Cancer C15 111 85 76.4% 61.0% 94.5%
Stomach Cancer C16 85 64 75.1% 57.8% 95.9%
N-H Lymphoma C82:C85, C96 194 88 45.4% 36.4% 55.9%
Leukaemia C91:C95 107 49 45.9% 33.9% 60.6%
Uterus Cancer C54:C55 120 63 52.3% 40.2% 66.9%
Bladder Cancer C67 68 32 46.7% 32.0% 66.0%
Mental Behaviours Deaths F- 127 9 7.1% 3.2% 13.4%
Nervous System Deaths G- 344 92 26.8% 21.6% 32.8%
Circulatory Deaths I- 3208 999 31.1% 29.2% 33.1%
Respiratory Deaths J- 1179 261 22.1% 19.5% 25.0%
Digestive Deaths K- 688 187 27.2% 23.4% 31.4%
  1. Ovarian (C56)/tubal cancer (C57.0) and other malignant neoplasm of skin (C44) have been excluded. Average time on trial at censoring (1st June 2009) = 5.55 yrs/woman