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Table 4 Mortality figures from gastric cancer for populations examined in this study

From: Positive selection on a bacterial oncoprotein associated with gastric cancer

Region Incidence of gastric cancer (per 100000) Incidence of esophageal cancer (per 100000)
Peru 21.2 1.1
Venezuela 10.4 1.5
Japan 31.1 5.7
Central China 29.9 16.7
Hong Kong 29.5 12.7
Vietnam 18.9 1.9
Austria 7 2.6
Germany 7.7 3.8
India 3.8 5.3
Italy 10.9 1.9
Sweden 4.3 2.2
U.K. 5.6 6.6
Africa 4 5
  1. Data were derived from the GLOBOCON project, International Agency for Research on Cancer, World Health Organization and Center for Health Protection, Department of Health, Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (Hong Kong).