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dc.contributor.authorIlic, Milena-
dc.contributor.authorIlic I.-
dc.date.accessioned2020-09-19T17:51:17Z-
dc.date.available2020-09-19T17:51:17Z-
dc.date.issued2015-
dc.identifier.issn1513-7368-
dc.identifier.urihttps://scidar.kg.ac.rs/handle/123456789/9254-
dc.description.abstractThis descriptive epidemiological study aimed to analyse the mortality trends from gynaecological cancer in Serbia. Average annual percentage of change (AAPC) and the corresponding 95% confidence intervals (CIs) were computed for trend using joinpoint regression analysis. Nearly 25,000 gynaecological cancer deaths occurred in Serbia during the 1991-2010 period, with the average annual age-standardised mortality rate being 17.2 per 100,000 women. Increase of mortality was observed for cancer of the vulva and vagina (AAPC=+1.3%, 95% CI=0.1 to 2.6), ovarian cancer (AAPC=+0.8%, 95% CI=0.4-1.3) and for cervical cancer (AAPC=+0.7%, 95% CI=0.3 to 1.1). Mortality rates for gynaecological cancer overall declined in women aged 30-39 years, but mortality was increased in middle-aged women (for cervical cancer) and in the elderly (for ovarian cancer). Improvements to and implementation of the national cervical cancer screening programme conducted in 2013 a nd expected to be finalised in the following years throughout Serbia should contribute to improvement.-
dc.rightsopenAccess-
dc.rights.urihttps://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/-
dc.sourceAsian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention-
dc.titleGynaecological cancer mortality in Serbia, 1991-2010: A joinpoint regression analysis-
dc.typearticle-
dc.identifier.doi10.7314/APJCP.2015.16.1.157-
dc.identifier.scopus2-s2.0-84924242689-
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