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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 10c
Cancer deaths per 100,000 female population per year for breast cancera, by education, United States, 2002
Population group Total Less than high schoolb High school graduateb At least some collegeb
Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE
Total Total 25.6 0.1 18.9 0.5 26.0 0.3 19.3 0.2
Age (not age adjusted) 25-44 7.4 0.1 6.3 0.4 9.8 0.3 6.1 0.2
45-64 41.4 0.3 37.6 0.9 49.4 0.7 35.9 0.5

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population, except where indicated.

b Education data are for persons age 25-64 years only.

Key: SE: Standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Vital Statistics System.

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