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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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

              Non-Hispanic
  Total Hispanic* Total** 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 22,371 132.3 0.9 530,051 199.7 0.3 61,577 246.7 1.0 456,705 197.4 0.3
                               
Age (not age adjusted)                              
    0-17 1,880 2.6 0.1 340 2.7 0.1 1,534 2.7 0.1 285 2.8 0.2 1,153 3.0 0.1
    18-44 21,881 19.5 0.1 2,117 12.3 0.3 19,698 21.9 0.2 3,836 31.2 0.5 14,985 24.7 0.2
    45-64 139,785 216.7 0.6 6,941 132.3 1.6 132,459 223.6 0.6 20,371 299.6 2.1 108,225 218.7 0.7
    65 and over 390,214 1,105.7 1.8 12,973 701.1 6.1 376,360 1,125.5 1.8 37,085 1,288.9 6.6 332,342 1,126.9 1.9
                               
Gender                              
    Female 266,692 164.7 0.3 10,546 108.6 1.1 255,565 168.0 0.3 29,244 194.4 1.1 220,705 167.2 0.4
    Male 287,068 243.7 0.5 11,825 168.2 1.7 274,486 247.9 0.5 32,333 335.3 1.9 236,000 243.1 0.5
                               
Education (age 25-64 years)                              
    Less than high school graduate 27,707 134.5 0.8 3,449 29.6 0.5 24,202 81.2 0.5 5,574 84.0 1.2 17,832 85.4 0.7
    High school graduate 65,398 135.3 0.5 3,059 45.3 0.8 62,189 67.8 0.3 9,849 92.2 0.9 50,883 65.6 0.3
    At least some college 55,012 72.4 0.3 1,955 27.5 0.7 52,954 35.9 0.2 6,030 46.8 0.6 44,700 35.3 0.2
                               

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.

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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