Table 2

Standardised incidence ratios of NHS–IC reported skin cancers in England compared with England population 2003–8 (including patients with previous skin cancer)

Skin cancer (excluding melanoma) ICD-10 C44
NoExpectedSIR (95% CI)
nbDMARD3921.341.83 (1.30 to 2.50)
Men158.971.67 (0.94 to 2.76)
Women2412.381.94 (1.24 to 2.89)
Anti-TNF12673.441.72 (1.43 to 2.04)
Men4823.792.02 (1.49 to 2.68)
Women7849.651.57 (1.24 to 1.96)
  • ICD-10, International Classification of Diseases, 10th edition; nbDMARD, non-biological disease-modifying antirheumatic drug; NHS–IC, National Health Service Information Centre; SIR, standardised incidence ratio; TNF, tumour necrosis factor.