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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 5a: Cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year for all cancersa, by race, United States, 2001

  Total AI/AN API Black or African American White
Population group Number Rate SE Number Rate SE Number Rate SE Number Rate SE Number Rate SE
                               
Total 553,760 196.0 0.3 2,155 131.0 3.0 9,792 119.5 1.3 62,166 243.1 1.0 479,647 193.9 0.3
                               
Age (not age adjusted)                              
    0-17 1,880 2.6 0.1 19 * * 81 2.6 0.3 293 2.5 0.1 1,487 2.6 0.1
    18-44 21,881 19.5 0.1 163 12.6 1.0 729 12.9 0.5 3,877 25.2 0.4 17,112 19.0 0.1
    45-64 139,785 216.7 0.6 752 134.9 4.9 3,176 125.1 2.2 20,568 293.5 2.0 115,289 212.0 0.6
    65 and over 390,214 1,105.7 1.8 1,221 705.4 20.1 5,806 621.4 8.1 37,428 1,273.1 6.5 345,759 1,106.7 1.9
                               
Gender                              
    Female 266,692 164.7 0.3 1,052 114.1 3.6 4,645 99.3 1.5 29,490 191.3 1.1 231,505 163.9 0.3
    Male 287,068 243.7 0.5 1,103 155.3 5.2 5,147 147.0 2.2 32,676 330.9 1.9 248,142 239.2 0.5
                               
Education (age 25-64 years)                              
    Less than high school graduate 27,707 134.5 0.8 266 78.6 4.8 543 64.1 2.9 5,622 167.9 2.3 21,276 132.9 0.9
    High school graduate 65,398 135.3 0.5 289 64.1 3.8 1,196 88.1 2.5 9,933 188.2 1.9 53,980 130.9 0.6
    At least some college 55,012 72.4 0.3 279 59.1 3.6 1,973 54.4 1.2 6,080 95.1 1.2 46,680 71.2 0.3
                               

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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