Table 4

Five-year relative survival (RS) stratified by diagnostic period and sex

1988–19921993–19971998–20022003–2007
MFMFMFMF
% (95% CI)% (95% CI)% (95% CI)% (95% CI)% (95% CI)% (95% CI)% (95% CI)% (95% CI)
5-year RS7.9 (7.1 to 8.7)10.1 (8.9 to 11.4)8.6 (7.8 to 9.4)11.7 (10.5 to 13)9.1 (8.3 to 9.9)13.7 (12.6 to 15)11.6 (10.5 to 12.8)15.4 (14 to 16.9)
Histology
 Adenocarcinoma10.4 (8.6 to 12.4)13.4 (10.8 to 16.3)9.2 (7.6 to 10.9)15.3 (12.9 to 18)11.7 (10 to 13.5)19.7 (17.3 to 22.2)12.2 (9.9 to 14.8)20.5 (17.7 to 23.5)
 Squamous cell carcinoma11.9 (19.4 to 13.6)12.6 (9.4 to 16.2)13.3 (11.6 to 15)15.8 (12.5 to 19.4)13.8 (12 to 15.7)17.2 (14 to 20,7)17 (14.3 to 19.9)19.9 (16.2 to 23.9)
 Large cell carcinoma3.9 (2.6 to 8)10.4 (5.7 to 16.8)9.1 (6 to 13.1)12.7 (7.7 to 18)11.8 (8.3 to 16.1)16.1 (11.2 to 21.8)17.4 (12.2 to 23.6)13.7 (7.9 to 21.3)
 Small cell carcinoma2.8 (1.9 to 4)4.2 (2.7 to 6.2)2.7 (1.8 to 3.9)4.3 (2.9 to 6.2)3.6 (2.6 to 5)5.6 (4 to 7.5)5.8 (3.9 to 8.3)7.5 (5.6 to 9.9)
 NOS3.8 (2.4 to 5.9)5.9 (3.5 to 9.2)5.4 (3.9 to 7.2)7.4 (5.1 to 10.3)3.8 (2.6 to 5.3)5.7 (3.9 to 8)7.1 (4.9 to 9.9)7.8 (5.3 to 11)
Stage
 Localised disease14.5 (12.8 to 16.4)21.2 (18.1 to 24.5)21.4 (15.3 to 23.7)31.2 (27.8 to 34.8)31.8 (28.7 to 35.1)49.9 (45.2 to 54.4)40.9 (36.1 to 45.9)51.8 (46.5 to 56.8)
 Regional disease11.9 (9.9 to 14)13.2 (10.2 to 16.6)9.1 (7.5 to 10.9)12.2 (9.8 to 15.1)9.7 (8.2 to 11.4)13 (10.7 to 15.4)13.2 (10.9 to 15.7)16.2 (13.4 to 19.2)
 Metastatic disease0.9 (0.5 to 1.4)1.5 (0.8 to 2.5)0.5 (0.2 to 0.9)1.1 (0.6 to 1.9)1 (0.6 to 1.4)2 (1.4 to 2.8)1.1 (0.5 to 2.2)2.5 (1.7 to 3.7)
 Unknown4 (2.1 to 6.7)4.3 (1.7 to 8.7)5.2 (3.6 to 7.2)5.8 (3.7 to 8.6)8.1 (6.1 to 10.4)16.9 (13.5 to 21)13.9 (10 to 18.6)16.4 (11.7 to 21.9)
Age
 0–4914.8 (10.8 to 15.4)27.5 (20.9 to 34.4)18.4 (14.3 to 22.9)18.2 (13.8 to 23.1)19.4 (15 to 24.3)24.9 (19.6 to 30.5)27.9 (21.4 to 34.7)24.7 (18.2 to 31.7)
 50–5910.9 (8.6 to 13.4)12.1 (9 to 15.8)11.7 (9.6 to 14.1)12.9 (10.1 to 16)14.2 (12 to 16.5)19.9 (17.1 to 22.9)18.5 (15.5 to 21.8)19.4 (16.3 to 22.9)
 60–699.5 (8.2 to 11)9.9 (7.8 to 12.2)10.2 (8.8 to 11.7)13.7 (11.5 to 16.2)10.3 (8.8 to 11.9)14 (11.8 to 16.3)9.8 (7.6 to 12.2)18.5 (15.7 to 21.5)
 70–795.6 (4.5 to 6.8)7.2 (5.3 to 9.4)6.2 (5.2 to 7.5)9.9 (8 to 12.1)7.2 (6.1 to 8.5)10.4 (8.6 to 12.3)11.5 (9.6 to 13.6)12 (9.8 to 14.4)
 80 and over2.3 (1 to 4.8)4 (1.7 to 8.2)2.7 (1.4 to 4.9)4 (1.9 to 7.4)1.8 (0.8 to 3.4)4.9 (2.7 to 8)4.5 (2.9 to 7)8.1 (4.7 to 12.8)
  • NOS, not otherwise specifed.