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2005 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 2002
    2002 1999
Population group Number Ratea Standard error Number Ratea Standard error
               
Total   56,740 19.7 0.1 57,155 20.9 0.1
               
Age (not age adjusted) 0-17 7 DSU DSU 5 DNA DNA
18-44 1,760 1.6 0.0 1,662 DNA DNA
45-64 12,994 19.5 0.2 12,024 19.9 0.2
65 and over 41,979 117.9 0.6 43,464 124.9 0.6
               
Race American Indian or Alaska Native 246 14.2 1.0 170 13.4 1.1
Asian or Pacific Islander 1,059 12.5 0.4 834 12.0 0.4
Black 6,874 26.8 0.3 6,777 28.4 0.3
White 48,561 19.2 0.1 49,374 20.4 0.1
               
Ethnicity Hispanic, all races 2,364 13.7 0.3 2,031 14.3 0.3
Non-Hispanic, all races 54,243 20.0 0.1 54,976 21.2 0.1
Non-Hispanic, Black 6,817 27.2 0.3 6,709 28.7 0.4
Non-Hispanic, White 46,146 19.5 0.1 47,275 20.7 0.1
               
Gender Male 28,500 23.7 0.1 28,240 25.3 0.2
Female 28,240 16.7 0.1 28,915 17.8 0.1
               
Education (age 25-64) Less than high school 2,208 10.7 0.2 2,186 10.7 0.2
High school graduate 5,843 11.9 0.2 5,613 12.3 0.2
At least some college 5,566 6.9 0.1 4,816 7.2 0.1
               

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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