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Table 2 Relative changes in prostate cancer incidence from 1981 to 2005 (reference period: 1981–1985)

From: Geographic variations and temporal trends in prostate cancer in Martinique over a 25-year period

Age (years) Period RR* [95% CI] p-value[
50-74 1981-1985 1.00 - - -.
1986-1990 1.86 1.53 2.27 <.0001
1991-1995 2.63 2.18 3.18 <.0001
1996-2000 4.38 3.67 5.24 <.0001
2001-2005 5.98 5.02 7.13 <.0001
> 75 1981-1985 1.00 - - -.
1986-1990 1.62 1.28 2.06 0.0003
1991-1995 2.21 1.77 2.77 <.0001
1996-2000 2.65 2.13 3.29 <.0001
  2001-2005 3.07 2.48 3.79 <.0001
  1. *RR: Relative risk;95% CI: 95% Confidence Interval;[level of significance: p-value < 5%.
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