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Table 2 Overall and 5-year age standardized relative survival of women with breast cancer in the Stockholm and Singapore cohorts

From: Do Asian breast cancer patients have poorer survival than their western counterparts? A comparison between Singapore and Stockholm

Characteristic Stockholm Breast Cancer Registry Singapore Cancer Registry
  % 95% confidence interval % 95% confidence interval
5-year survival rates     
   Overall observed survival 72 71 to 74 64 62 to 66
   Overall relative survival 80 78 to 82 70 67 to 73
Specific 5-year relative survival     
   Local     
1980 to 1989 88 85 to 91 81 71 to 89
1990 to 1999 88 85 to 90 90 85 to 95
   Regional     
1980 to 1989 58 51 to 65 47 37 to 57
1990 to 1999 64 57 to 71 68 61 to 75
   Distant     
1980 to 1989 19 6 to 37 21 8 to 39
1990 to 1999 21 9 to 37 28 17 to 42