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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 6c: Cancer deaths per 100,000 male population per year for prostate cancera, by education, United States, 2001

  Total Less than high school graduate* High school graduate* At least some college*
Population group Number Rate SE Number Rate SE Number Rate SE Number Rate SE
                         
Total 30,719 29.1 0.2 428 3.8 0.2 894 4.1 0.1 839 2.2 0.1
                         
Age (not age adjusted)                        
    25-44 31 0.1 0.0 430 8.3 0.4 905 6.8 0.2 852 3.8 0.1
    45-64 2,319 7.4 0.2 854 21.2 0.7 1,777 19.5 0.5 1,665 9.7 0.2
                         
Race                        
    American Indian or Alaska Native 92 19.0 2.1 4 ** ** 3 ** ** 1 ** **
    Asian or Pacific Islander 296 11.6 0.7 3 ** ** 5 ** ** 8 ** **
    Black or African American 5,265 66.1 0.9 162 9.2 0.7 269 12.2 0.7 114 4.5 0.4
    White 25,066 26.6 0.2 259 2.9 0.2 617 3.3 0.1 716 2.2 0.1
                         
Ethnicity                        
    Hispanic 1,226 23.5 0.7 51 1.0 0.1 48 1.7 0.2 31 1.1 0.2
    Non-Hispanic 29,407 29.3 0.2 374 2.2 0.1 844 2.0 0.1 807 1.1 0.0
      Black or African American 5,215 66.8 1.0 161 7.4 0.7 267 6.0 0.4 112 2.2 0.2
      White 23,811 26.7 0.2 206 1.6 0.1 569 1.6 0.1 686 1.1 0.0
                         

aRates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population.

*Education data are for persons age 25-64 years only.

**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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