5.2 International variations in incidence

The incidence of colorectal cancer among both men and women in RoI and NI was close to the median for the countries shown. Rates were highest in New Zealand among women and in the Czech Republic for men (Figure 5.2).

Figure 5.2 Estimated incidence rate per 100,000 in 2008 for selected developed countries compared to 2005-2007 incidence rate for RoI and NI: colorectal cancer


Source: GLOBOCAN 2008 (Ferlay et al., 2008) (excluding RoI and NI data, which is derived from cancer registry data for 2005-2007)

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