As per the Skin Cancer Susceptibility Index, New Zealand has the highest rate of skin cancer worldwide. The index scores ranged from 10 to 1 and were calculated on the basis of the number of new cases of melanoma disease in each country based on its overall population.
New Zealand has an index score of 10 with 2,473 instances of melanoma diseases per year. Australia, Switzerland, Sweden, and Norway followed New Zealand as the most susceptible nations.
Sweden has the highest mortality rate from skin cancer with 17%, followed by Switzerland, Italy, and Denmark with 15 %, 14 %, and 14 % respectively. Slovenia has the skin cancer incidence score of 5.19 with less instance of 533 melanoma diseases per year, whereas in the USA the instances of melanoma diseases are higher with 72,000 per year. The country with the least skin cancer incidence code is Belgium with 3.79 of the 15 Nationalities Most Susceptible To Skin Cancer.
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