Table 4

Age standardized incidence of breast cancer per 100.000 women (Italy 2000–2005)

Age group

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2005 vs. 2000 increase


25–44 years old

59.58

64.12

65.92

68.28

75.16

76.67

+28.68%


45–64 years old

256.91

269.47

280.97

273.56

278.75

280.81

+9.30%


65–74 years old

289.97

298.81

310.51

304.18

336.08

324.06

+11.75%


≥ 75 years old

208.45

213.81

208.16

235.95

234.62

241.20

15.71%


Overall incidence 0–84 years old

141.80

148.05

151.61

153.58

160.46

160.86

13.44%


Piscitelli et al. Journal of Experimental & Clinical Cancer Research 2009 28:86   doi:10.1186/1756-9966-28-86

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