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Table 7a: Race - Cancer deaths per 100,000 persons per year for breast cancer, 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 41,872 27.1 130 14.7 614 12.7 5,361 34.9 35,767 26.6
                     
Age (not age adjusted)                    
    0-17 0 * 0 * 0 * 0 * 0 *
    18-44 3,297 6.1 18 * 101 3.9 763 9.8 2,415 5.5
    45-64 13,827 43.9 63 28.8 322 26.9 2,264 62.5 11,178 42.2
    65 and over 24,748 121.8 49 51.1 191 39.4 2,334 132.1 22,174 123.4
                     
Education (age 25-64 years)                    
    Less than high school graduate 2,004 20.8 26 20.9 52 10.4 452 28.1 1,474 20
    High school graduate 6,783 27.6 23 12.5 134 19.3 1,230 42.9 5,396 25.8
    At least some college 7,160 20.1 29 15.5 221 13.9 1,075 30.9 5,835 19.2

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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