Year: 1994 Source: The Netherlands: DSWO Press, Leiden University, 1994. p.209-229 SIEC No: 19940805

This chapter amalgamates & analyzes data from 16 participating centres. It expresses confidence that comparisons between European centres & computation of trends is valid. Data is presented graphically & numerically in tables. Centres in Helsinki, Clergy-Pontoise & Odense led in male rates; Clergy-Pontoise, Stockholm & Bordeaux led in female rates. Changes over 4-year period: average decrease of 17% in rates for males (14% for females); decrease in all age group rates except 55+ group.