In 2016, 6,783 inpatient discharges and deaths were related to the malignant neoplasm of nasopharynx, commonly known as nasopharyngeal cancer, which accounted for 3.3% of hospitalization due to all types of cancers.
In 2016, 327 people died from nasopharygneal cancer, accounting for 2.3% of all cancer deaths. The crude death rates for male and female were 7.5 and 1.9 per 100,000 population of respective sex.
In general, the age-standardized death rate was higher in male than those of female.
In 2016, the age-specific death rates of male were normally higher than those of female in all age groups.