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Table 2 Oral and pharyngeal cancer mortality in Barcelona, Spain, and São Paulo, Brazil, 1995–2003: number of deaths by anatomic site, overall death rate (per year, age adjusted, per 100,000 inhabitants) and trends (rate of yearly increase, 95% confidence interval).

From: Inequalities in mortality of men by oral and pharyngeal cancer in Barcelona, Spain and São Paulo, Brazil, 1995–2003

Male mortality Barcelona São Paulo
Lips 15 (2.0%) 17 (0.5%)
Tongue 176 (23.8%) 868 (27.0%)
Oral cavity 167 (22.6%) 689 (21.5%)
Salivary glands 26 (3.5%) 99 (3.1%)
Oropharynx 120 (16.2%) 803 (25.0%)
Nasopharynx 75 (10.1%) 151 (4.7%)
Hypopharynx 120 (16.2%) 261 (8.1%)
Ill-defined parts of mouth and pharynx 41 (5.6%) 323 (10.1%)
Total number of deaths 740 (100%) 3211 (100%)
Overall death rate (per year) 8.04 10.23
Rate of yearly increase -4.18% +0.91%
95% Confidence Interval -7.58% to -0.67% -0.61% to +2.45%
Trend interpretation decrease stationary