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Table 5a: Race - Cancer deaths per 100,000 persons per year for all cancers, by race, United States, 2000a

  Total AI/AN API Black or African American White
Population group Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate
                     
Total 553,080 201 1,914 127.3 9,220 125 61,942 249.6 480,004 198.4
                     
Age (not age adjusted)                    
    0-17 1,950 2.8 16 * 73 2.3 313 2.9 1,548 2.8
    18-44 21,725 20 141 13.7 764 15.3 3,976 26.6 16,844 19.2
    45-64 137,039 224.2 637 152.2 2,899 128.9 20,266 309.8 113,237 218.1
    65 and over 392,366 1,128.2 1,120 671.9 5,484 656.6 37,387 1,281.9 348,375 1,128.9
                     
Gender                    
    Female 267,008 169.6 917 109.1 4,356 103 29,127 196.6 232,608 168.7
    Male 286,072 247.4 997 151.8 4,864 155.1 32,815 333.2 247,396 242.5
                     
Education (age 25-64 years)                    
    Less than high school graduate 27,835 140.7 235 87.2 545 66.9 5,748 179.7 21,307 137.9
    High school graduate 64,490 140.7 268 82.5 1,133 94.4 9,823 195.1 53,266 135.5
    At least some college 52,921 75.3 197 54.5 1,772 56.3 5,922 100.7 45,030 73.9

aRates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population.

*Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality or confidentiality (based on < 20 deaths).

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; API : Asian or Pacific Islander

Note: The population categories used in this table are as reported from the source of the data (see below).

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Vital Statistics System.

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