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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 7a: Cancer deaths per 100,000 female population per year for breast cancera, 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 41,394 26.0 0.1 126 11.8 1.1 684 12.9 0.5 5,506 34.4 0.5 35,078 25.5 0.1
                               
Age (not age adjusted)                              
    0-17 0 * * 0 * * 0 * * 0 * * 0 * *
    18-44 3,279 5.9 0.1 17 * * 106 3.7 0.4 786 9.8 0.3 2,370 5.4 0.1
    45-64 14,107 42.6 0.4 67 23.3 2.8 355 26.2 1.4 2,330 61.2 1.3 11,355 41.1 0.4
    65 and over 24,008 115.9 0.7 42 42.5 6.6 223 41.7 2.8 2,390 131.2 2.7 21,353 117.0 0.8
                               
Education (age 25-64 years)                              
    Less than high school graduate 1,948 19.6 0.5 22 12.8 2.8 57 11.5 1.6 431 25.4 1.3 1,438 19.0 0.5
    High school graduate 6,841 26.7 0.3 28 12.0 2.3 119 15.0 1.4 1,225 42.5 1.2 5,469 25.1 0.3
    At least some college 7,391 19.3 0.2 29 10.6 2.1 276 15.2 0.9 1,169 30.8 0.9 5,917 18.3 0.2
                               

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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