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Table 7b: Ethnicity - Cancer deaths per 100,000 persons per year for breast 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 41,872 27.1 1,670 15.8 40,097 27.8 5,321 36 34,045 27.2
                     
Age (not age adjusted)                    
    0-17 0 *** 0 *** 0 *** 0 *** 0 ***
    18-44 3,297 6.1 271 3.9 3,018 6.4 756 10.2 2,146 5.8
    45-64 13,827 43.9 734 29 13,056 45 2,246 64.7 10,433 43.2
    65 and over 24,748 121.8 665 59 24,023 125.2 2,319 135.7 21,466 126.8
                     
Education (age 25-64 years)                    
    Less than high school graduate 2,004 20.8 342 12.1 1,660 24.8 446 29.8 1,138 24.7
    High school graduate 6,783 27.6 379 22 6,389 28 1,220 44.3 5,015 25.9
    At least some college 7,160 20.1 244 15 6,895 20.3 1,067 31.7 5,584 19.3

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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