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2004 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.11a: Cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year for lung cancer, United States, 1999 and 2001

  2001 1999
Population group Number Ratea Standard error Number Ratea Standard error
             
Total 156,054 55.3 0.1 152,154 55.5 0.1
             
Age (not age adjusted)            
    0-17 10 DSU DSU 9 DNA DNA
    18-44 2,970 2.6 0.0 2,919 DNA DNA
    45-64 41,818 64.8 0.3 40,778 67.6 0.3
    65 and over 111,256 315.3 0.9 108,448 311.7 0.9
             
Race            
    American Indian or Alaska Native 547 34.2 1.5 497 36.3 1.7
    Asian or Pacific Islander 2,218 28.2 0.6 1,943 27.9 0.7
      Asian DNC DNC DNC DNC DNC DNC
      Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander DNC DNC DNC DNC DNC DNC
    Black or African American 16,017 62.5 0.5 15,963 64.8 0.5
    White 137,272 55.6 0.1 133,751 55.4 0.2
             
Ethnicity            
    Hispanic 3,816 23.8 0.4 3,545 25.0 0.4
    Total, non-Hispanic 151,878 57.2 0.1 148,204 57.2 0.1
      Black or African American 15,881 63.4 0.5 15,834 65.7 0.5
      White 133,264 57.7 0.2 129,966 57.2 0.2
             
Gender            
    Male 90,422 75.2 0.3 89,451 76.9 0.3
    Female 65,632 41.0 0.2 62,703 40.2 0.2
             
Education (age 25-64)            
    Less than high school 9,823 46.1 0.5 10,321 49.8 0.5
    High school graduate 19,471 39.8 0.3 18,813 41.0 0.3
    At least some college 11,689 15.7 0.1 10,714 16.5 0.2
             

a Rates are age adjusted to the 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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