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Table 1 Average and range of liver cancer incidence and population characteristics of 35 health regions in Ontario, Canada, 2000–2001

From: Cluster of liver cancer and immigration: A geographic analysis of incidence data for Ontario 1998–2002

  Average Minimum – maximum Coefficient of variance
Incidence of liver cancer (/100,000) 3.99 1.1–6.3 0.34
Immigrant (%) 30.5 3.1–55.9 0.72
Male (%) 48.9 48.1–50.1 0.01
Current smoking (%) 25.5 22.2–33.5 0.11
Alcohol drinking (%) 78.0 71.6–85.9 0.04
Physically active (%) 21.8 16.5–32.4 0.17
Obesity (%) 14.5 0.7–21.8 0.16
Reduced fruit and vegetable intake (%) 62.2 55.3–70.8 0.06
Diabetes (%) 4.4 3.5–6.5 0.19
High education (%) 46.4 35.5–57.5 0.11
Low income (%) 9.5 3.9–18.5 0.30