Skip to main content

Table 2 Join points and annual percentage changes (APC) in mortality rates and corresponding confidence intervals (CI) in each period by age group, Belgium 1954-2004

From: High burden of breast cancer in Belgium: recent trends in incidence (1999-2006) and historical trends in mortality (1954-2006)

Age group Period Join points [CI] APC [CI]
All ages 1954-1986 1986 [1980-1989] 0.98 * [0.9;1.1]
  1986-1996 1996 [1993-1998] - 0.5 [-1.3;0.2]
  1996-2004 / - 2.6* [-3.6;-1.5]
35-49 years 1954-1986 1986 [1983 - 1991] 0.7%* [0.5-1.0]
  1986-2004 / -2.2%* [-3.0; -1.5]
50-69 years 1954-1988 1988 [1986 - 1991] 1.2%* [1.0; 1.4]
  1988-2004 / -1.3%* [-2.0; -0.7]
> = 70 years 1954-1994 1994 [1992-1996] 0.8%* [0.7; 0.9]
  1994-2004 / -1.4%* [-2.2; -0.5]
  1. *Statistically different from 0.