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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 8a
Cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year for all cancersa, by race, United States, 2002
Population group Total White Black API AI/AN
Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE
Total Total 193.5 0.3 191.7 0.3 238.8 1.0 113.6 1.2 125.4 2.8
Age (not age adjusted) 0-17 2.6 0.1 2.7 0.1 2.7 0.2 2.4 0.3 2.3 0.5
18-44 18.8 0.1 18.4 0.1 24.2 0.4 12.2 0.5 11.3 0.9
45-64 214.5 0.6 209.7 0.6 291.7 2.0 122.9 2.1 133.3 4.8
65 and over 1098.3 1.7 1102.7 1.9 1246.7 6.4 590.6 7.7 674.6 19.2
Gender Female 163.1 0.3 162.4 0.3 190.3 1.1 95.9 1.4 112.9 3.5
Male 238.9 0.4 235.2 0.5 319.6 1.8 137.9 2.0 141.9 4.7

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

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; API: Asian or Pacific Islander; SE: Standard error.

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

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