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2005 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 2002

    2002 1999
Population group Number Ratea Standard error Number Ratea Standard error
               
Total   41,514 25.6 0.1 41,144 26.6 0.1
               
Age (not age adjusted) 0-17 0 DSU DSU 5 DNA DNA
18-44 3,142 5.6 0.1 3,172 DNA DNA
45-64 14,181 41.4 0.3 13,462 43.4 0.4
65 and over 24,191 116.1 0.7 24,505 119.6 0.8
               
Race American Indian or Alaska Native 148 13.8 1.2 130 15.5 1.4
Asian or Pacific Islander 712 12.8 0.5 583 12.7 0.5
Black 5,572 34.0 0.5 5,358 35.1 0.5
White 35,082 25.0 0.1 35,073 26.0 0.1
               
Ethnicity Hispanic, all races 1,724 15.5 0.4 1,538 16.4 0.4
Non-Hispanic, all races 39,682 26.2 0.1 39,511 27.2 0.1
Non-Hispanic, Black 5,517 34.6 0.5 5,319 35.7 0.5
Non-Hispanic, White 33,323 25.6 0.1 33,491 26.6 0.1
               
Education (age 25-64) Less than high school 1,806 18.4 0.4 1,952 20.3 0.5
High school graduate 6,618 25.5 0.3 6,668 27.0 0.3
At least some college 7,723 19.1 0.2 6,827 20.2 0.2
               

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

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

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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