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Table 7 Case distribution by histological type, with the number of cases, sex ratio, and mean ages at diagnosis by gender, UAE, 1984-2017a

From: Epidemiology of brain tumors in the United Arab Emirates: a National Registry Cross-sectional Study

Histology n (%) Male,n Female, n Sex Ratio Mean ages Mean
age,
(±SD)
male
Mean
age,
(±SD)
female
Diffuse astrocytic and oligodendroglial tumors 483(65%) 321 162 1.98 38.5 39.95 (±18.86) 37.60 (±19.75)
Other astrocytic 31(4%) 16 15 1.07 20.8 22.44 (±18.12) 19.13 (±15.87)
Ependymal 46(6%) 23 23 1.00 18.87 18.56 (±21.95) 19.17 (±18.64)
Embryonal* 97(13%) 55 42 1.31 11.30 13.20 (±12.31) 8.81 (±7.83)
Meningioma 31(4%) 17 14 1.2 48.03 50.06 (±12.60) 45.57 (±19.59)
Lymphoma 33(4%) 20 13 1.54 49.45 50.30 (±15.09) 48.15 (±12.08)
Germ cell tumors 13(2%) 9 4 2.25 23.31 18.78 (±24.74) 33.50 (±33.63)
Totalb 744 467 277 1.69 33.48 (±21.14) 34.77 (±20.83) 31.31 (±21.52)
  1. *: p < 0.05
  2. a. Categories with fewer than 5 cases reported are not presented.
  3. b. Refers to all brain tumors including types not presented in this table.