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2004 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.8a: Cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year for all cancers, United States, 1999 and 2001

  2001 1999
Population group Number Ratea Standard error Number Ratea Standard error
             
Total 553,760 196.0 0.3 549,829 200.8 0.3
             
Age (not age adjusted)            
    0-17 1,880 2.6 0.1 1,923 DNA DNA
    18-44 21,881 19.5 0.1 22,036 DNA DNA
    45-64 139,785 216.7 0.6 135,748 224.9 0.6
    65 and over 390,214 1,105.7 1.8 390,122 1,121.1 1.8
             
Race            
    American Indian or Alaska Native 2,155 131.0 3.0 1836 134.8 3.4
    Asian or Pacific Islander 9,792 119.5 1.3 8,812 123.0 1.4
      Asian DNC DNC DNC DNC DNC DNC
      Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander DNC DNC DNC DNC DNC DNC
    Black or African American 62,166 243.1 1.0 61,950 252.5 1.0
    White 479,647 193.9 0.3 477,231 197.9 0.3
             
Ethnicity            
    Hispanic 22,371 132.3 0.9 20,233 134.8 1.0
    Total, non-Hispanic 530,051 199.7 0.3 528,209 204.2 0.3
      Black or African American 61,577 246.7 1.0 61,408 255.9 1.0
      White 456,705 197.4 0.3 456,308 201.2 0.3
             
Gender            
    Male 287,068 243.7 0.5 285,826 251.9 0.5
    Female 266,692 164.7 0.3 264,003 167.6 0.3
             
Education (age 25-64)            
    Less than high school 27,707 134.5 0.8 28,691 143.2 0.9
    High school graduate 65,398 135.3 0.5 63,807 140.0 0.6
    At least some college 55,012 72.4 0.3 51,636 77.3 0.3
             

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.

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

 

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