Recent global burden of cervical cancer incidence and mortality, predictors, and temporal trends
Gynecologic Oncology — He WQ, Li C, et al. | October 22, 2021
The recent temporal trends in cervical cancer incidence and mortality were investigated by country and age.
Data from Global Cancer Observatory 2020 were retrieved for 185 countries to determine current cervical cancer incidence and mortality.
For trend analysis, joinpoint regression was done using estimated age-standardized rates (ASR) and average annual percentage changes (AAPC) from cancer registries for up to 53 countries through 2018.
Globally, there appeared wide variations in cervical cancer.
Most of the countries continuously showed a declining or a stable mortality due to cervical cancer.
The highest rates of incidence and mortality were recorded in East Africa.
The incidence and mortality of cervical cancer showed a positive correlation with human papillomavirus, human immunodeficiency virus infection and a negative correlation with cervical cancer screening coverage.
There was increasing trend in incidence from more countries, especially among younger women.
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