Table 1

Demographics and incidence of brain tumours.

Age, yearsTumours, nMalignant tumours, nFemales, n (%)Person years in GPRD (n × 100 000)Incidence of tumoursaIncidence of malignant tumoursa
18–2915913471 (45)51.43.12.6
30–39276206137 (50)52.85.23.9
40–49432280227 (53)48.68.95.7
50–59675471361 (53)42.415.911.1
60–69822584410 (50)32.525.318.0
70–79767511419 (55)24.830.920.6
80–89339191198 (58)12.427.315.4
>90352021 (60)2.414.68.3
Total350523971844 (53)267.313.19.0
  • GPRD = General Practice Research Database.

  • a Incidence per 100 000 per year.