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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 9a: Cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year for colorectal 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 56,887 20.1 0.1 192 12.0 0.9 1,042 13.2 0.4 6,905 27.6 0.3 48,748 19.6 0.1
                               
Age (not age adjusted)                              
    0-17 3 * * 0 * * 1 * * 1 * * 1 * *
    18-44 1,775 1.6 0.0 12 * * 67 1.2 0.1 349 2.3 0.1 1,347 1.5 0.0
    45-64 12,532 19.4 0.2 61 10.9 1.4 308 12.1 0.7 2,113 30.2 0.7 10,050 18.5 0.2
    65 and over 42,577 120.6 0.6 119 68.8 6.3 666 71.3 2.8 4,442 151.1 2.3 37,350 119.5 0.6
                               
Gender                              
    Female 28,662 17.2 0.1 97 11.0 1.2 498 11.1 0.5 3,654 24.1 0.4 24,413 16.6 0.1
    Male 28,225 24.2 0.1 95 13.6 1.5 544 15.9 0.7 3,251 33.1 0.6 24,335 23.7 0.2
                               
Education (age 25-64 years)                              
    Less than high school graduate 2,145 10.4 0.2 19 DSU 1.3 36 4.4 0.8 479 14.0 0.7 1,611 10.0 0.3
    High school graduate 5,733 11.9 0.2 28 6.4 1.2 111 8.2 0.8 1,022 19.4 0.6 4,572 11.1 0.2
    At least some college 5,288 6.9 0.1 20 4.3 1.0 216 5.9 0.4 692 10.9 0.4 4,360 6.7 0.1
                               

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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