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2006 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.12a
Cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year for lung cancer,a United States, 1999 and 2003
    2003 1999
Population group Number Rate Standard error Number Rate Standard error
Total 158,084 54.1 0.1 152,154 55.5 0.1
Age, not age adjusted 0-17 7 DSU DSU 9 DNA DNA
18-44 2,654 2.3 0.0 2,919 DNA DNA
45-64 43,330 63.1 0.3 40,778 67.6 0.3
65 and over 112,093 312.1 0.9 108,448 311.7 0.9
Race American Indian/Alaska Native 556 31.3 1.4 497 36.3 1.7
Asian/Pacific Islander 2,415 26.9 0.6 1,943 27.9 0.7
Black 16,372 60.8 0.5 15,963 64.8 0.5
White 138,741 54.5 0.1 133,751 55.4 0.2
Ethnicity Hispanic, all races 4,136 23.2 0.4 3,545 25.0 0.4
Non-Hispanic, all races 153,614 56.2 0.1 148,204 57.2 0.1
Non-Hispanic, Black 16,252 62.0 0.5 15,834 65.7 0.5
Non-Hispanic, White 134,435 56.7 0.2 129,966 57.2 0.2
Gender Female 68,122 41.3 0.2 62,703 40.2 0.2
Male 89,962 71.7 0.2 89,451 76.9 0.3
Education, age 25-64 Less than high school 9,191 58.8 0.6 10,321 49.8 0.5
High school graduate 17,467 41.0 0.3 18,813 41.0 0.3
At least some college 10,080 15.0 0.1 10,714 16.5 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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