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2004 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.10a: Cancer deaths per 100,000 female population per year for breast cancer, United States, 1999 and 2001

  2001 1999
Population group Number Ratea Standard error Number Ratea Standard error
             
Total 41,394 26.0 0.1 41,144 26.6 0.1
             
Age (not age adjusted)            
    0-17 0 DSU DSU 5 DNA DNA
    18-44 3,279 5.9 0.1 3,172 DNA DNA
    45-64 14,107 42.6 0.4 13,462 43.4 0.4
    65 and over 24,008 115.9 0.7 24,505 119.6 0.8
             
Race            
    American Indian or Alaska Native 126 11.8 1.1 130 15.5 1.4
    Asian or Pacific Islander 684 12.9 0.5 583 12.7 0.5
      Asian DNC DNC DNC DNC DNC DNC
      Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander DNC DNC DNC DNC DNC DNC
    Black or African American 5,506 34.4 0.5 5,358 35.1 0.5
    White 35,078 25.5 0.1 35,073 26.0 0.1
             
Ethnicity            
    Hispanic 1,746 16.3 0.4 1,538 16.4 0.4
    Total, non-Hispanic 39,558 26.6 0.1 39,511 27.2 0.1
      Black or African American 5,464 35.1 0.5 5,319 35.7 0.5
      White 33,300 26.0 0.1 33,491 26.6 0.1
             
Education (age 25-64)            
    Less than high school 1,948 19.6 0.5 1,952 20.3 0.5
    High school graduate 6,841 26.7 0.3 6,668 27.0 0.3
    At least some college 7,391 19.3 0.2 6,827 20.2 0.2
             

aRates are age adjusted to the US 2000 standard population.

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

DNC - Data system does not collect data for this population.

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

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System - Mortality.

 

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