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Table 1 The distribution of the three main cancers within the Cancer Registry of Guyana by ethnicity.

From: Ethnicity and cancer in Guyana, South America

Ethnicity (N) Breast Cervical Prostate
Afro-Guyanese (1215) 256 225 341**
Indo-Guyanese (1161) 265 213 101
Amerindian (117) 8 57* 12
Other/not stated (276) 60 78 71
TOTAL 589 573 525
  1. The table shows the comparative prevalence of the three principal cancers within the main ethnic subgroups of the Guyanese population. * p < 0.0001, ** p < 0.0001.