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2006 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.9a
Cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year for all cancers,a United States, 1999 and 2003
    2003 1999
Population group Number Rate Standard error Number Rate Standard error
Total 556,890 190.1 0.3 549,829 200.8 0.3
Age, not age adjusted 0-17 1,931 2.6 0.1 1,923 DNA DNA
18-44 20,513 18.1 0.1 22,036 DNA DNA
45-64 145,535 211.8 0.6 135,748 224.9 0.6
65 and over 388,911 1082.7 1.7 390,122 1121.1 1.8
Race American Indian/Alaska Native 2,154 119.3 2.7 1,836 134.8 3.4
Asian/Pacific Islander 10,531 113.5 1.1 8,812 123.0 1.4
Black 62,660 233.3 0.9 61,950 252.5 1.0
White 481,545 188.5 0.3 477,231 197.9 0.3
Ethnicity Hispanic, all races 24,069 126.6 0.9 20,233 134.8 1.0
Non-Hispanic, all races 531,627 194.1 0.3 528,209 204.2 0.3
Non-Hispanic, Black 62,054 237.3 1.0 61,408 255.9 1.0
Non-Hispanic, White 457,117 192.4 0.3 456,308 201.2 0.3
Gender Female 268,908 160.9 0.3 264,003 167.6 0.3
Male 287,982 233.3 0.4 285,826 251.9 0.5
Education, age 25-64 Less than high school 24,050 157.9 1.0 28,691 143.2 0.9
High school graduate 56,634 135.3 0.6 63,807 140.0 0.6
At least some college 47,047 70.4 0.3 51,636 77.3 0.3

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

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

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

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