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Table 1 Comparison data on incidence and prevalence of prostate cancer in Black Men of West African ancestry

From: Prostate cancer disparities in Black men of African descent: a comparative literature review of prostate cancer burden among Black men in the United States, Caribbean, United Kingdom, and West Africa

Country Author Incidence rate per 100,00 Prevalence rate Source of data
West Africa
Nigeria Osegbe, 1998 [32] 127.0 - Hospital-based data; for men 45 years or older
Nigeria Ekwere & Egbe, 2002 [37] 61.3 - Hospital-based data; for men 35 years or older
Nigeria Eke & Sapira, 2002 [33] 114.0 - Hospital-based data; for men 45 years or older
Nigeria Ukoli et al., 2003 [26] - 15.7% Rural Nigerian population-based; PSA = 4 ng/mL for men 50 years & older
Caribbean
Jamaica Glover et al., 1998 [10] 304.0 - Large population-based study; age-adjusted rate
Jamaica Hanchard et al., 2001 [19] 56.4 - Cancer registry data; age-adjusted rate
Tobago Bunker et al., 2002 [22] - 10.0% Large population-based study; biopsy confirmed for men 40–79 years
Tobago Bunker et al., 2004 [21] - 10.7% Large population-based study; biopsy confirmed for men 40–79 years
Brazil Barros et al., 2003 [16] - 19.7% Hospital-based data; for men 40–79 years
Europe
United Kingdom Chinegwundoh et al., 2006 [24] 647.0 - Population-based audit for African-Caribbean (all blacks); age-adjusted rate for men 50 years or older over 2 years
United Kingdom Ben-Shlomo et al., 2007 [25] 165.5 - Population-based audit for African-Caribbean (all Blacks); age-adjusted rate for men 50 years or older over 5 years
United Kingdom Ben-Shlomo et al., 2007 [25] 173.1 - Population-based audit for Black Caribbean; age-adjusted rate for men 40 years or older over 5 years
United Kingdom Ben-Shlomo et al., 2007 [25] 139.3 - Population-based audit for Black African (all blacks); age-adjusted rate for men 40 years or older over 5 years
United States
US Black Men ACS, 2008 [1] 258.30   SEER 2000 – 2003 data