Table 2

Age adjusted incidence of primary intracranial tumours in Japanese people less than 70 years old

TumourIncidence/100 000/yHistological confirmation rate (%)
TotalMenWomen
Meningioma2.531.413.4795.5
Malignant glioma2-150 1.421.741.1379.7
Pituitary adenoma1.911.442.3481.4
Schwannoma0.860.990.7390.0
Astrocytoma0.580.500.6273.5
Malignant lymphoma0.200.180.2288.5
Total8.77.69.077.4
  • 2-150 Includes anaplastic astrocytoma and glioblastoma.