Comparison of Death Cases by Skin Cancer in Scandinavian Countries: Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden

A comparison of death cases by skin cancer reported in Scandinavia countries like Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden from year 1997 to 2005:


Year Denmark Finland Norway Sweden
1997 260 142 206 409
1998 260 150 194 403
1999 300 132 204 382
2000 288 138 213 424
2001 314 153 227 444
2002 157 212 442
2003 153 243 454
2004 144 266 438
2005 302 174 293 497

% Change 16.2 22.5 42.2 21.5

Death rate by skin cancer per 100 000 population:

Year Denmark Finland Norway Sweden
1997 4.93 2.77 4.69 4.62
1998 4.91 2.91 4.39 4.55
1999 5.65 2.56 4.59 4.31
2000 5.40 2.67 4.76 4.78
2001 5.87 2.95 5.04 5.00
2002 3.02 4.69 4.96
2003 2.94 5.34 5.08
2004 2.76 5.81 4.88
2005 5.58 3.32 6.36 5.52

2 Comments

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