Did you know...One of the negative effects of L I T E R ACY PROGR AMSis higher incidences of LUNG C A NC E R ?
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SELECTED COUNTRIE S                                                   100               99% literacy rate (men above 15)  ...
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Did you know...One of the negative effects of L I T E R ACY PROGR AMSis higher incidences of LUNG C ANCE R ?              ...
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  1. 1. Did you know...One of the negative effects of L I T E R ACY PROGR AMSis higher incidences of LUNG C A NC E R ?
  2. 2. 90 Hungary Poland 80LUN G CANCE R, new cases per 100,000 men in 2002 Croatia 70 Russia 60 Italy 50 Philippines 40 Tunisia 30 Guatemala 20 Ethiopia Nepal 10 Mali Niger 100 20 40 80 30 90 50 60 70 10 LITERACY RATE, adult male (percent of males age 15 and above)
  3. 3. SELECTED COUNTRIE S 100 99% literacy rate (men above 15) Hungary 95 new cases a year / 100,000 men Poland Croatia Russia Italy Philippines Tunisia Guatemala Nepal Ethopia Mali Niger
  4. 4. A V E R A G E S B Y GEOGRAPHIC REGION Europe & Central Asia 99 54 South Asia Middle East & North Africa 69 84 15 Americas 19 East Asia & Pacific 90 22 87 Sub-Saharan Africa 27 66 06KeyL I T E R A C Y R A T E , adult male (percent of males age 15 and above)L U N G C A N C E R , new cases per 100,000 men in 2002
  5. 5. Europe & Sub-SaharanCentral Asia Africa 99 66 percent of percent of males age 15 males age 15 and over and over are literate are literate 54 06 new cases of new cases of lung cancer lung cancer per 100,000 per 100,000 men in 2002 men in 2002
  6. 6. 99 66 percent of percent of males age 15 males age 15 and over and over are literate are literate 54 06 new cases of new cases of lung cancer lung cancer per 100,000 per 100,000 men in 2002 men in 2002Regions with HIGH L I T E R AC Y R AT E S areaffected with a higher number ofnew L UNG C A NC E R C A SE S per year thanregions with low literacy rates.
  7. 7. Did you know...One of the negative effects of L I T E R ACY PROGR AMSis higher incidences of LUNG C ANCE R ? 90 Hungary Poland 80 LU NG CANCER, new cases per 100,000 men in 2002 Croatia 70 Russia 60 Italy 50 Philippines 40 Tunisia 30 Guatemala 20 Ethiopia Nepal 10 Mali Niger 100 20 30 40 80 90 50 60 70 10 LITERACY RATE, adult male (percent of males age 15 and above) AVERAGES BY GEOGRAPHIC REGION Europe & Central Asia 99 54 South Asia Middle East & North Africa 69 84 15 Americas 19 East Asia & Pacific 90 22 87 Sub-Saharan Africa 27 66 06 Key LITERACY RATE , adult male (percent of males age 15 and above) LUNG CANCER , new cases per 100,000 men in 2002 SELECTED COUNTRIES Europe & Sub-Saharan 100 Hungary 99% literacy rate (men above 15) 95 new cases a year / 100,000 men Central Asia Africa 99 Poland 66 percent of percent of males age 15 males age 15 Croatia and over are literate and over are literate 54 06 Russia new cases of new cases of lung cancer lung cancer per 100,000 per 100,000 Italy men in 2002 men in 2002 Philippines Tunisia Guatemala Regions with HIGH L I T E R AC Y R AT E S are Nepal Ethopia affected with a higher number of Mali new L UNG C A NC E R C A SE S per year than Niger regions with low literacy rates.
  8. 8. Thank you.SOURCES DEFINITIONSInternational Agency for Research on Cancer Lung cancer rates: number of new cases of lung cancer in 100,000 male residents in 2002. Calculated as if each countryUNESCO Institute for Statistics Adult literacy rate: percentage of people age 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simplDEFINITIONSLung cancer rates: number of new cases of lung cancer in 100,000 male residents in 2002. Calculated as if each country has the same age composition as the world populationAdult literacy rate: percentage of people age 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life

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