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Table 1 Epidemiology of gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumors in Japan (per 1000,000 population)

From: The clinicopathological significance of angiogenesis in hindgut neuroendocrine tumors obtained via an endoscopic procedure

2010 (JAPAN)
Overall prevalence of GI-NETs 6.42 (95 % CI 4.50–8.34)
Foregut 1.67 (95 % CI 0.94–2.40)
Midgut 0.23 (95 % CI 0.18–0.28)
Hindgut 4.52 (95 % CI 3.17–5.87)
Incidence of GI-NETs 3.51 (95 % CI 2.50–4.53)
Foregut 1.20 (95 % CI 0.48–1.91)
Midgut 0.15 (95 % CI 0.12–0.18)
Hindgut 2.12 (95 % CI 1.56–2.67)
  1. Legend: The foregut included the esophagus, stomach and duodenum; the midgut, the jejunum, ileum and vermiform appendix; and the hindgut, the large intestine and colon
  2. GI-NET, gastrointestinal-neuroendocrine tumor; 95 % CI, 95 % confidence interval