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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 8b: Cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year for lung 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 156,054 55.3 0.1 3,816 23.8 0.4 151,878 57.2 0.1 15,881 63.4 0.5 133,264 57.7 0.2
                               
Age (not age adjusted)                              
    0-17 10 *** *** 4 *** *** 6 *** *** 2 *** *** 4 *** ***
    18-44 2,970 2.6 0.0 128 0.7 0.1 2,830 3.2 0.1 533 4.3 0.2 2,222 3.7 0.1
    45-64 41,818 64.8 0.3 1,122 21.4 0.6 40,578 68.5 0.3 5,745 84.5 1.1 34,014 68.7 0.4
    65 and over 111,256 315.3 0.9 2,562 138.5 2.7 108,464 324.3 1.0 9,601 333.7 3.4 97,024 329.0 1.1
                               
Gender                              
    Female 65,632 41.0 0.2 1,321 14.5 0.4 64,176 42.7 0.2 5,853 39.4 0.5 57,200 44.0 0.2
    Male 90,422 75.2 0.3 2,495 36.8 0.8 87,702 77.4 0.3 10,028 100.5 1.0 76,064 76.6 0.3
                               
Education (age 25-64 years)                              
    Less than high school graduate 9,823 46.1 0.5 481 4.3 0.2 9,320 29.9 0.3 1,821 26.6 0.6 7,311 33.5 0.4
    High school graduate 19,471 39.8 0.3 433 6.9 0.3 18,992 20.4 0.1 2,539 24.3 0.5 16,149 20.3 0.2
    At least some college 11,689 15.7 0.1 259 4.1 0.3 11,412 7.9 0.1 1,255 10.2 0.3 9,799 7.8 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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