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Table 3 Incidence rate, directly standardized incidence rates (per 100,000 person-years using the 1970 and 2000 world population) and Moran's I autocorrelation for esophageal and gastric cancers in Mazandaran and Golestan provinces of Iran

From: The spatial distribution of esophageal and gastric cancer in Caspian region of Iran: An ecological analysis of diet and socio-economic influences

Cancer Type Sex No. of Cases Incidence Rate 1970 world population 2000 world population Moran's I*
  Male 891 8.10 12.16 14.61 0.28
Esophageal Female 810 7.23 11.27 12.73 0.30
  Both sexes 1693 7.67 11.72 13.71 0.22
  Male 1838 15.62 23.04 26.78 0.22
Gastric Female 827 6.46 9.92 11.25 0.12
  Both sexes 2665 11.04 16.50 19.02 0.26
  1. * E(I) for all tests are -0.0066, and p-values for Moran's I were less than 0.001 for all analyses