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Table 6a: Race - Cancer deaths per 100,000 persons per year for prostate cancer, by race, United States, 2000a

  Total AI/AN API Black or White
Population group Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate
                     
Total 31,078 29.7 92 16.9 300 12.4 5,346 65.3 25,340 27.2
                     
Age (not age adjusted)                    
    0-17 0 * 0 * 0 * 0 * 0 *
    18-44 26 0 0 * 0 * 9 * 17 *
    45-64 2,300 7.8 10 * 25 2.4 599 20.5 1,666 6.6
    65 and over 28,752 198.8 82 116 275 78.4 4,738 412.3 23,657 183.5
                     
Education (age 25-64 years)                    
    Less than high school graduate 440 4.2 5 * 3 * 162 8.6 270 3.4
    High school graduate 899 4.4 2 * 9 * 244 12.6 644 3.5
    At least some college 812 2.4 2 * 11 * 127 5.7 672 2.2

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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