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

  Total Less than high school graduate* High school graduate* At least some college*
Population group Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate
                 
Total 31,078 29.7 440 4.2 899 4.4 812 2.4
                 
Age (not age adjusted)                
    25-44 26 0.1 444 9.3 911 7.1 820 3.9
    45-64 2,300 7.8 876 23.5 1,786 21 1,616 10.1
                 
Race                
    American Indian or Alaska Native 92 16.9 5 ** 2 ** 2 **
    Asian or Pacific Islander 300 12.4 3 ** 9 ** 11 **
    Black or African American 5,346 65.3 162 8.6 244 12.6 127 5.7
    White 25,340 27.2 270 3.4 644 3.5 672 2.2
                 
Ethnicity                
    Hispanic 1,033 17.6 42 1.7 39 3 21 1.6
    Non-Hispanic 29,964 30.3 397 5.1 858 4.4 790 2.4
      Black or African American 5,292 66.9 161 15.4 243 13.2 126 5.9
      White 24,287 27.7 228 4.1 605 3.6 651 2.2

aRates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population.

*Education data are for persons age 25-64 years only.

**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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