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Age-specific incidence of cancer in Kingston and St. Andrew, Jamaica, 1993-1997


General Info
Jamaica (JAM)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/1993 - 12/1997

The Jamaica Cancer Registry began in 1958 and has operated continuously since that time. It gathers data on cancer in the populations of the Kingston and St. Andrew areas. This report includes diagnoses from these resident populations for 1993-1997. Data were coded using ICD-9 and tabulated by age and sex, using the 1991 census counts.