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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 9a
Cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year for all cancers,a by race, United States, 2004
Population group Total White Black API AI/AN
Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE
Total   185.8 0.2 184.4 0.3 227.2 0.9 110.5 1.1 124.9 2.7
Age, not age adjusted 0-17 2.6 0.1 2.6 0.1 2.6 0.1 2.4 0.3 * *
18-44 17.3 0.1 16.8 0.1 22.9 0.4 12.2 0.4 10.7 0.9
45-64 207.2 0.5 202.7 0.6 281.6 1.9 115.4 2.0 138.7 4.7
65 and over 1063.1 1.7 1070.3 1.8 1185.7 6.2 589.7 7.2 675.1 18.3
Gender Male 227.7 0.4 224.4 0.5 301.2 1.7 136.3 1.9 147.1 4.5
Female 157.4 0.3 157.0 0.3 182.5 1.1 92.0 1.3 108.6 3.3
Residence locationb Large central metro 180.8 0.5 177.5 0.5 227.3 1.3 111.6 1.5 73.3 4.3
Large fringe metro 183.5 0.5 184.0 0.5 212.1 2.1 97.0 2.4 86.4 6.7
Medium metro 184.2 0.6 182.6 0.6 230.8 2.3 120.1 2.6 115.9 5.8
Small metro 189.9 0.8 187.6 0.8 238.7 3.6 101.2 7.0 120.2 8.1
Micropolitan (nonmetro) 195.2 0.8 193.1 0.8 241.0 3.5 138.6 6.1 162.1 7.4
Noncore (nonmetro) 197.0 0.9 194.4 0.9 240.3 4.1 90.3 12.9 190.1 7.5

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

b For more information, see the National Vital Statistics System entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

* Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

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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