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Table 4 Contrasts for comparing cohort trends in 1938–1962 with those in 1913–1937 for pancreatic cancer in the 47 prefectures of Japan, and the totals

From: Changes in pancreatic cancer mortality, period patterns, and birth cohort patterns in Japan: analysis of mortality data in the period 1968–2002

Prefecture Males Females Prefecture Males Females
Contrast (95% CI) P a Contrast (95% CI) P a Contrast (95% CI) P a Contrast (95% CI) P a
Hokkaido −1.580(−2.557 to −0.603) 0.002 −1.057(−2.018 to −0.096) 0.032 Shiga −0.818(−2.796 to 1.160) 0.408 4.054(1.214 to 6.894) 0.006
Aomori 0.062(−1.818 to 1.943) 0.947 −0.194(−1.835 to 1.446) 0.812 Kyoto −0.388(−1.880 to 1.105) 0.603 −0.047(−1.961 to 1.868) 0.961
Iwate 1.407(−0.505 to 3.319) 0.145 −0.755(−3.062 to 1.551) 0.512 Osaka −0.808(−1.697 to 0.081) 0.074 0.036 (−1.126 to 1.198) 0.950
Miyagi 0.030(−1.012 to 1.072) 0.954 −0.147(−2.117 to 1.823) 0.881 Hyogo −0.196(−1.323 to 0.931) 0.727 0.789(−0.279 to 1.858) 0.143
Akita −1.817(−4.000 to 0.366) 0.100 −1.244(−3.563 to 1.076) 0.285 Nara 0.995(−1.373 to 3.364) 0.401 −0.033(−2.519 to 2.454) 0.979
Yamagata −0.575(−2.530 to 1.381) 0.556 2.418(0.402 to 4.434) 0.020 Wakayama −1.001(−3.371 to 1.368) 0.398 1.682(−1.316 to 4.680) 0.264
Fukushima 0.866(−0.676 to 2.408) 0.263 −1.160(−2.837 to 0.517) 0.170 Tottori −0.467(−3.525 to 2.592) 0.759 −0.017(−3.004 to 2.971) 0.991
Ibaraki −0.291(−2.415 to 1.832) 0.783 0.734(−0.639 to 2.107) 0.287 Shimane 2.074(−0.394 to 4.541) 0.097 −0.528(−2.952 to 1.896) 0.662
Tochigi −4.342(−6.112 to −2.572) <0.001 −1.068(−2.735 to 0.599) 0.203 Okayama −0.312(−2.204 to 1.581) 0.741 1.367(−0.652 to 3.387) 0.179
Gumma −0.437(−1.502 to 0.629) 0.412 −0.543(−2.819 to 1.733) 0.632 Hiroshima 0.684(−0.464 to 1.831) 0.236 0.182(−1.563 to 1.927) 0.834
Saitama 0.245(−0.981 to 1.471) 0.688 −2.180(−3.983 to −0.378) 0.019 Yamaguchi −2.826(−4.520 to −1.132) 0.002 −2.348(−4.903 to 0.206) 0.071
Chiba 0.705(−0.491 to 1.901) 0.241 0.603(−1.190 to 2.396) 0.501 Tokushima 0.602(−2.210 to 3.414) 0.668 3.474(−0.432 to 7.381) 0.080
Tokyo −1.329(−2.199 to −0.460) 0.004 −0.608(−1.628 to 0.413) 0.236 Kagawa 0.255(−3.165 to 3.675) 0.881 −2.493(−5.468 to 0.481) 0.098
Kanagawa −0.694(−1.595 to 0.208) 0.128 0.979(−0.683 to 2.641) 0.241 Ehime −1.683(−3.757 to 0.391) 0.109 −4.485(−6.386 to −2.584) <0.001
Niigata 1.350(−0.297 to 2.997) 0.105 1.901(0.402 to 3.400) 0.014 Kochi 2.835(1.072 to 4.597) 0.002 2.091(−0.745 to 4.927) 0.144
Toyama −1.128(−2.721 to 0.465) 0.160 2.030(−0.226 to 4.287) 0.077 Fukuoka −0.393(−1.309 to 0.523) 0.391 −0.085(−1.852 to 1.681) 0.923
Ishikawa −0.085(−3.507 to 3.337) 0.960 −1.662(−3.822 to 0.498) 0.128 Saga −1.555(−4.325 to 1.214) 0.263 1.768(−1.229 to 4.764) 0.240
Fukui −1.240(−3.371 to 0.892) 0.247 −2.886(−5.423 to −0.349) 0.027 Nagasaki 0.918(−1.235 to 3.071) 0.394 −2.359(−4.450 to −0.267) 0.028
Yamanashi −0.329(−3.756 to 3.099) 0.847 −1.023(−3.190 to 1.144) 0.346 Kumamoto 0.612(−1.027 to 2.251) 0.455 1.111(−0.864 to 3.086) 0.262
Nagano 0.613(−2.411 to 3.637) 0.684 −3.496(−5.367 to −1.626) 0.001 Oita 1.772(−0.077 to 3.622) 0.060 −2.655(−4.686 to −0.623) 0.012
Gifu −2.300 (−4.427 to −0.174) 0.035 −0.688(−3.635 to 2.260) 0.640 Miyazaki 1.676(−0.993 to 4.344) 0.212 1.201(−1.758 to 4.160) 0.417
Shizuoka 0.213(−1.057 to 1.482) 0.737 −0.745(−2.211 to 0.721) 0.310 Kagoshima −0.547(−2.089 to 0.994) 0.477 0.119(−2.114 to 2.353) 0.915
Aichi −1.252(−2.517 to 0.013) 0.052 0.440(−0.961 to 1.841) 0.529 Okinawa 3.805(1.130 to 6.480) 0.007 3.429(0.272 to 6.586) 0.034
Mie −2.893(−4.593 to −1.193) 0.001 2.118(−0.013 to 4.249) 0.051 Total −0.450(−0.829 to −0.071) 0.021 −0.185(−0.700 to 0.330) 0.471
  1. CI Confidence interval
  2. aThe F test was used