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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 6b: Cancer deaths per 100,000 male population per year for prostate cancera, 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 30,719 29.1 0.2 1,226 23.5 0.7 29,407 29.3 0.2 5,215 66.8 1.0 23,811 26.7 0.2
                               
Age (not age adjusted)                              
    0-17 0 *** *** 0 *** *** 0 *** *** 0 *** *** 0 *** ***
    18-44 32 0.1 0.0 0 *** *** 31.0 0.1 0 12.0 *** *** 19 *** ***
    45-64 2,319 7.4 0.2 135 5.3 0.5 2,175 7.5 0.2 605 19.5 0.8 1,543 6.3 0.2
    65 and over 28,368 194.5 1.2 1,091 140.4 4.2 27,201 197.0 1.2 4,598 420.3 6.2 22,249 181.6 1.2
                               
Education (age 25-64 years)                              
    Less than high school graduate 428 3.8 0.2 51 1.0 0.1 374 2.2 0.1 161 7.4 0.7 206 1.6 0.1
    High school graduate 894 4.1 0.1 48 1.7 0.2 844 2.0 0.1 267 6.0 0.4 569 1.6 0.1
    At least some college 839 2.2 0.1 31 1.1 0.2 807 1.1 0.0 112 2.2 0.2 686 1.1 0.0
                               

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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