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2004 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.12a: Cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year for colorectal cancer, United States, 1999 and 2001

  2001 1999
Population group Number Ratea Standard error Number Ratea Standard error
             
Total 56,887 20.1 0.1 57,155 20.9 0.1
             
Age (not age adjusted)            
    0-17 3 DSU DSU 5 DNA DNA
    18-44 1,775 1.6 0.0 1,662 DNA DNA
    45-64 12,532 19.4 0.2 12,024 19.9 0.2
    65 and over 42,577 120.6 0.6 43,464 124.9 0.6
             
Race            
    American Indian or Alaska Native 192 12.0 0.9 170 13.4 1.1
    Asian or Pacific Islander 1,042 13.2 0.4 834 12.0 0.4
      Asian DNC DNC DNC DNC DNC DNC
      Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander DNC DNC DNC DNC DNC DNC
    Black or African American 6,905 27.6 0.3 6,777 28.4 0.3
    White 48,748 19.6 0.1 49,374 20.4 0.1
             
Ethnicity            
    Hispanic 2,250 14.1 0.3 2,031 14.3 0.3
    Total, non-Hispanic 54,513 20.5 0.1 54,976 21.2 0.1
      Black or African American 6,847 28.0 0.3 6,709 28.7 0.4
      White 46,450 19.9 0.1 47,275 20.7 0.1
             
Gender            
    Male 28,225 24.2 0.1 28,240 25.3 0.2
    Female 28,662 17.2 0.1 28,915 17.8 0.1
             
Education (age 25-64)            
    Less than high school 2,145 10.4 0.2 2,186 10.7 0.2
    High school graduate 5,733 11.9 0.2 5,613 12.3 0.2
    At least some college 5,288 6.9 0.1 4,816 7.2 0.1
             

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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