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Table 5 Number of incident cases of malignant mesothelioma in ten years periods, and relative risk (RR) and 95 % confidence intervals (CI) during 1965 to 2014 among men and women, first period is the reference

From: Malignant mesothelioma incidence by nation-wide cancer registry: a population-based study

   Number of cases RR 95 % CI
Male 1965–1974 1 Ref.  
  1975–1984 4 3.34 0.37–29.84
  1985–1994 9 6.53 0.83–51.57
  1995–2004 19 12.24 1.64–91.39
  2005–2014 27 14.90 2.03–109.7
  Trend, p-value <0.000    
Female 1965–1974 2 Ref.  
  1975–1984 0 -  
  1985-1994 3 1.07 0.18–6.43
  1995–2004 4 1.26 0.23–6.89
  2005–2014 7 1.92 0.40–9.22
  Trend, p-value 0.11