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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 12c
Cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year for lung cancer,a by education, United States, 2003
    Total Less than high schoolb High school graduateb At least some collegeb
Population group Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE
Total 54.1 0.1 58.8 0.6 41.0 0.3 15.0 0.1
Age, not age adjusted 25-44 3.1 0.1 7.2 0.3 5.3 0.2 1.4 0.1
45-64 63.1 0.3 142.1 1.5 92.7 0.7 32.7 0.3
Gender Female 41.3 0.2 43.2 0.8 31.5 0.4 13.1 0.2
Male 71.7 0.2 74.1 1.0 53.2 0.5 16.9 0.2

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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