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Table 1 Time period and data sparsity by type of cancer 

From: Development of the Australian Cancer Atlas: spatial modelling, visualisation, and reporting of estimates

Cancer type Total diagnoses Number of SA2s with 0 counts Number of SA2s with 0 people at risk 2006–2014
M F P M F P
2010–2014
 All cancers C00–C97, D45, D46, D47.1, D47.3–D47.5  615,192 29 42 26 21 31 18
 Bowel cancer (C18–C20) 74,223 71 88 61 60 74 48
 Lung cancer (C33–C34) 54,792 90 115 74 71 91 64
 Melanoma of the skin (C43) 61,310 95 110 73 74 88 42
 Breast cancera (C50) 77,992 62 46
 Prostate cancerb (C61) 99,681 57 41
2005–2014
 Head and neck cancer (C00–C14, C30–C32) 40,441 72 211 67 73 223 67
 Oesophageal cancer (C15) 13,362 252 700 170 264 751 177
 Stomach cancer (C16) 20,084 192 433 139 201 476 146
 Liver cancer (C22) 14,985 244 660 172 264 728 186
 Pancreatic cancer (C25) 26,939 162 223 103 176 253 106
 Cervical cancera (C53) 7930 302 308
 Uterine cancera (C54–C55) 22,020 101 105
 Ovarian cancera (C56) 13,267 199 211
 Kidney cancer (C64) 28,212 114 248 91 116 252 92
 Brain cancer (C71) 14,933 255 392 156 269 418 165
 Thyroid cancer (C73) 21,895 443 189 123 452 192 125
 Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (C82–C86) 45,169 96 146 71 96 152 71
 Myeloma (C90) 15,264 279 431 172 294 456 182
 Leukaemia (C91–C95) 30,737 124 200 88 134 217 91
  1. M males, F females, P persons
  2. a Females only
  3. b Males only note that only the 2148 SA2s considered to have a residential population are included