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Table 1 Numbers and incidence rates (per 100,000 population) of Burkitt lymphoma by region and sex

From: The burden of Burkitt lymphoma in Africa

REGION MALES FEMALES
Numbers Incidence rate per 100,000 Numbers Incidence rate per 100,000
0–14 TOTAL 0–14 CRUDE ASR 0–14 TOTAL 0–14 CRUDE ASR
Eastern Africa 1009 1191 1.09 0.51 0.38 401 487 0.44 0.22 0.19
Middle Africa 350 452 0.91 0.54 0.46 172 217 0.45 0.26 0.20
Southern Africa 13 56 0.13 0.17 0.18 5 46 0.05 0.14 0.14
Western Africa 568 719 0.67 0.37 0.29 350 451 0.43 0.24 0.21
Sub-Saharan Africa 1940 2320 0.86 0.44 0.35 928 1201 0.42 0.23 0.20
Northern Africa 233 292 0.59 0.24 0.23 74 87 0.20 0.07 0.07
Africa 2173 2612 0.82 0.41 0.33 1002 1288 0.39 0.20 0.17