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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 8a: Cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year for lung 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 156,054 55.3 0.1 547 34.2 1.5 2,218 28.2 0.6 16,017 62.5 0.5 137,272 55.6 0.1
                               
Age (not age adjusted)                              
    0-17 10 * * 0 * * 0 * * 2 * * 8 * *
    18-44 2,970 2.6 0.0 9 * * 66 1.2 0.1 537 3.5 0.2 2,358 2.6 0.1
    45-64 41,818 64.8 0.3 196 35.2 2.5 637 25.1 1.0 5,805 82.8 1.1 35,180 64.7 0.3
    65 and over 111,256 315.3 0.9 342 197.6 10.7 1,515 162.1 4.2 9,673 329.0 3.3 99,726 319.2 1.0
                               
Gender                              
    Female 65,632 41.0 0.2 248 28.1 1.8 887 20.0 0.7 5,888 38.7 0.5 58,609 42.1 0.2
    Male 90,422 75.2 0.3 299 42.1 2.6 1,331 39.2 1.1 10,129 99.1 1.0 78,663 74.2 0.3
                               
Education (age 25-64 years)                              
    Less than high school graduate 9,823 46.1 0.5 76 22.0 2.5 116 12.6 1.2 1,837 53.3 1.3 7,794 47.1 0.5
    High school graduate 19,471 39.8 0.3 58 13.6 1.8 252 18.7 1.2 2,561 49.7 1.0 16,600 39.6 0.3
    At least some college 11,689 15.7 0.1 55 12.4 1.7 306 8.9 0.5 1,261 20.7 0.6 10,067 15.6 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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