Table 2

Standardised annual incidence 1955–89

Year Men Women Total
1955–591.2  (0.4–1.6)1.6  (1.2–2.0)1.4  (0.8–1.9)
1960–642.3 (2.0–2.6)2.1 (1.7–2.5)2.2 (1.9–2.6)
1965–693.7 (2.2–5.2)3.6 (2.6–4.7)3.7 (2.5–4.8)
1970–744.7 (3.6–5.8)5.0 (4.2–5.8)4.8 (3.9–5.8)
1975–794.1 (3.1–5.1)4.7 (3.8–5.5)4.4 (3.7–5.1)
1980–843.9 (3.4–4.5)5.1 (4.6–5.6)4.5 (4.2–4.8)
1985–895.2 (4.3–6.1)4.6 (3.7–5.5)4.9 (4.2–5.6)
  • Mean per five year periods ×10−5 (95% CI).