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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 7b: Cancer deaths per 100,000 female population per year for breast 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 41,394 26.0 0.1 1,746 16.3 0.4 39,558 26.6 0.1 5,464 35.1 0.5 33,300 26.0 0.1
                               
Age (not age adjusted)                              
    0-17 0 *** *** 0 *** *** 0 *** *** 0 *** *** 0 *** ***
    18-44 3,279 5.9 0.1 296 3.7 0.2 2,979 6.6 0.1 780 12.1 0.4 2,079 6.9 0.2
    45-64 14,107 42.6 0.4 813 30.2 1.1 13,263 43.6 0.4 2,312 62.5 1.3 10,540 41.9 0.4
    65 and over 24,008 115.9 0.7 637 59.3 2.3 23,316 118.8 0.8 2,372 133.0 2.7 20,681 120.0 0.8
                               
Education (age 25-64 years)                              
    Less than high school graduate 1,948 19.6 0.5 359 6.0 0.3 1,588 11.2 0.3 429 12.8 0.6 1,081 11.4 0.4
    High school graduate 6,841 26.7 0.3 391 10.7 0.6 6,433 13.3 0.2 1,217 20.9 0.6 5,074 12.4 0.2
    At least some college 7,391 19.3 0.2 310 8.5 0.5 7,071 9.6 0.1 1,159 15.0 0.5 5,615 9.0 0.1
                               

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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