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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 9b: Cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year for colorectal 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 56,887 20.1 0.1 2,250 14.1 0.3 54,513 20.5 0.1 6,847 28.0 0.3 46,450 19.9 0.1
                               
Age (not age adjusted)                              
    0-17 3 *** *** 0 *** *** 3 *** *** 1 *** *** 1 *** ***
    18-44 1,775 1.6 0.0 153 0.9 0.1 1,617 1.8 0 343.0 2.8 0.2 1,196 2.0 0.1
    45-64 12,532 19.4 0.2 660 12.6 0.5 11,834 20.0 0.2 2,093 30.8 0.7 9,376 18.9 0.2
    65 and over 42,577 120.6 0.6 1,437 77.7 2.0 41,059 122.8 0.6 4,410 153.3 2.3 35,877 121.7 0.6
                               
Gender                              
    Female 28,662 17.2 0.1 1,065 11.8 0.4 27,535 17.5 0.1 3,626 24.5 0.4 23,322 16.9 0.1
    Male 28,225 24.2 0.1 1,185 17.5 0.6 26,978 24.6 0.2 3,221 33.6 0.6 23,128 24.0 0.2
                               
Education (age 25-64 years)                              
    Less than high school graduate 2,145 10.4 0.2 294 2.6 0.2 1,846 6.2 0.2 471 7.0 0.3 1,321 6.3 0.2
    High school graduate 5,733 11.9 0.2 291 4.4 0.3 5,428 5.9 0.1 1,013 9.5 0.3 4,276 5.5 0.1
    At least some college 5,288 6.9 0.1 185 2.7 0.2 5,091 3.4 0.0 686 5.4 0.2 4,172 3.3 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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