Table 1

A comparison of regional surgical resection rate and 5 year survival

Total number of lung cancersSurgical resection rate1995–99 mean age adjusted 5 year relative survival (SD)*
UK England2781510.88.6 (0.2)
UK Wales 20089.0 (0.9)
UK Scotland 2008405810.68.0 (0.5)
UK Northern Ireland 2004–08478612.810.2 (1.2)
  • * Difference in 5 year relative survival for cancers diagnosed between 1995–99 and 1990–94.