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

          Non-Hispanic
  Total Hispanic* Total** Black or African American White
Population group Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate
                     
Total 31,078 29.7 1,033 17.6 29,964 30.3 5,292 66.9 24,287 27.7
                     
Age (not age adjusted)                    
    0-17 0 *** 0 *** 0 *** 0 *** 0 ***
    18-44 26 0 1 *** 25 0.1 9 *** 16 ***
    45-64 2,300 7.8 104 4.4 2,190 8 594 21.3 1,562 6.7
    65 and over 28,752 198.8 928 112.6 27,749 203.5 4,689 423.4 22,709 187.3
                     
Education (age 25-64 years)                    
    Less than high school graduate 440 4.2 42 1.7 397 5.1 161 15.4 228 4.1
    High school graduate 899 4.4 39 3 858 4.4 243 13.2 605 3.6
    At least some college 812 2.4 21 1.6 790 2.4 126 5.9 651 2.2

aRates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population.

*Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race.

**Includes persons of other races not shown.

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

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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