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United Kingdom - Scotland Cancer Mortality 2014

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Cancer Mortality in Scotland (2014)
Geography 
Scotland
Coverage type 
Subnational
Time period covered 
01/1989 - 12/2014
Series or system 
Scottish Cancer Registry
Data type
Summary 

Cancer Mortality in Scotland 2014 summarizes and tabulates the number of cancer deaths reported to National Services Scotland (NHS) and the National Records of Scotland (NRS) for 2014. Tables cover registered cancer deaths from 1989 to 2014.

In 2014, there were a total of 15,746 (7,665 female and 8,081 male) cancer deaths in Scotland. Cancers of the trachea, bronchus and lung were the most common cause of cancer for both genders, resulting in 4,117 total deaths in 2014.

Citation
Publication year 
2015
Suggested citation 
National Records of Scotland, Scottish Cancer Registry. United Kingdom - Scotland Cancer Mortality 2014. Edinburgh, Scotland: Information Services Division, NHS National Services Scotland, 2015.