Table 3
Comparison of biases in relative survival estimates over time introduced through use of general population life tables to derive expected survival probabilities, by age group, sex and selected cancers, Canada excluding Quebec, 2006 to 2008 versus 1992 to 1994

Table 3
Comparison of biases in relative survival estimates over time introduced through use of general population life tables to derive expected survival probabilities, by age group, sex and selected cancers, Canada excluding Quebec, 2006 to 2008 versus 1992 to 1994
Table summary
This table displays the results of Comparison of biases in relative survival estimates over time introduced through use of general population life tables to derive expected survival probabilities. The information is grouped by Cancer,
age group, sex (appearing as row headers), Difference in bias between RSR estimates for 2006 to 2008 and 1992 to 1994 (% units) and Survival duration (appearing as column headers).
Cancer,
age group, sex
Difference in biasNote  between RSR estimates for 2006 to 2008 and 1992 to 1994 (% units)
Survival duration
1-year 5-year 10-year
All cancers  
15 to 99 0.0 0.0 0.3
15 to 44 0.0 0.0 0.0
45 to 54 0.0 0.0 0.0
55 to 64 -0.1 0.0 0.2
65 to 74 -0.1 0.1 0.6
75 to 99 0.0 0.0 0.5
Male -0.1 0.0 0.4
Female 0.0 0.1 0.3
Colorectal  
15 to 99 0.0 0.0 0.1
15 to 54 0.0 0.0 0.0
55 to 64 0.0 0.0 0.0
65 to 74 0.0 0.0 0.1
75 to 99 0.0 0.0 0.2
Male 0.0 0.0 0.1
Female 0.0 0.0 0.0
Female breast  
15 to 99 0.0 -0.1 -0.1
15 to 54 0.0 0.0 0.0
55 to 64 0.0 -0.1 -0.1
65 to 74 0.0 -0.1 -0.1
75 to 99 0.0 -0.1 0.0
Prostate  
15 to 99 -0.1 -0.3 -0.4
15 to 54 0.0 0.0 0.0
55 to 64 0.0 -0.1 -0.1
65 to 74 -0.1 -0.2 -0.3
75 to 99 -0.1 -0.2 -0.1
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