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2006 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.11a
Cancer deaths per 100,000 female population per year for breast cancer,a United States, 1999 and 2003
    2003 1999
Population group Number Rate Standard error Number Rate Standard error
Total 41,619 25.3 0.1 41,144 26.6 0.1
Age, not age adjusted 0-17 1 DSU DSU 5 DNA DNA
18-44 3,127 5.6 0.1 3,172 DNA DNA
45-64 14,513 41.2 0.3 13,462 43.4 0.4
65 and over 23,978 114.3 0.7 24,505 119.6 0.8
Race American Indian/Alaska Native 147 14.0 1.2 130 15.5 1.4
Asian/Pacific Islander 745 12.6 0.5 583 12.7 0.5
Black 5,695 34.0 0.5 5,358 35.1 0.5
White 35,032 24.7 0.1 35,073 26.0 0.1
Ethnicity Hispanic, all races 1,884 16.1 0.4 1,538 16.4 0.4
Non-Hispanic, all races 39,631 25.9 0.1 39,511 27.2 0.1
Non-Hispanic, Black 5,626 34.6 0.5 5,319 35.7 0.5
Non-Hispanic, White 33,134 25.2 0.1 33,491 26.6 0.1
Education, age 25-64 Less than high school 1,569 22.3 0.6 1,952 20.3 0.5
High school graduate 5,614 25.5 0.3 6,668 27.0 0.3
At least some college 6,298 18.9 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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