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Table 1 Number of cases and characteristics in Germany and the USA for the period 1997–2011

From: Trends in survival of chronic lymphocytic leukemia patients in Germany and the USA in the first decade of the twenty-first century

Country Source population in 2011 (million) Total cases Median age at diagnosis Microscopically confirmed (%)
Germany
 Total 28.05 22,257 69 87.7
Gender     
Male   12,854 68 88.1
Female   9403 71 87.2
Age groups     
15–44   452 NA 89.1
45–54   1639 NA 89.9
55–64   4350 NA 90.2
65–74   7518 NA 88.0
75+   8298 NA 84.9
USA
 Total 41.5 24,771 71 89.4
 Gender     
Male   14,831 70 89.6
Female   9940 73 89.1
 Age groups     
15–44   511 NA 94.5
45–54   2275 NA 91.9
55–64   5105 NA 90.2
65–74   6636 NA 90.4
75+   10,244 NA 87.5
  1. NA not applicable