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Table 1 Age-specific incidence rate of female breast cancer per 100.000 population in Iran in 2005–2006 (n = 5981)

From: Breast cancer in Iran: need for greater women awareness of warning signs and effective screening methods

  Incidence rate
Age groups (years)  
   15–19 0.02
   20–24 0.78
   25–29 5.91
   30–34 14.74
   35–39 33.14
   40–44 47.90
   45–49 74.03
   50–54 74.31
   55–59 69.28
   60–64 69.09
   65–69 48.58
   70–74 43.71
   75–79 44.53
   80–84 58.45
   ≥ 85 22.09
   Crude rate 17.44
   Age specific rate (weighted) 23.16
Type of breast cancer %
   Infiltrating ductal carcinoma 80
   Infiltrating lobular carcinoma 5.9
   Medullary carcinoma 2.6