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Home Health Facts Major Disease Burden Major Causes of Death Cancers Cervical Cancer

Cervical Cancer

In 2016, 3,822 inpatient discharges and deaths were related to the malignant neoplasm of cervix uteri, commonly known as cervical cancer, which accounted for 1.8% of hospitalization due to all types of cancers.

In 2016, 151 persons died from cervical cancer, accounting for 1.1% of all cancer deaths. The crude death rate for female was 3.8 per 100,000 female population.

In the years between 1979 and 2016, there was a general decreasing trend in age-standardized death rate due to cervical cancer.

In 2016, the age-specific death rate due to cervical cancer gradually increased with age, peaking at 80 - 84 years.