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Table 1.9a
Cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year for all cancers,a United States, 1999 and 2004
Population group 2004 1999
Number Rate Standard error Number Rate Standard error
Total   553,880 185.8 0.2 549,829 200.8 0.3
Age, not age adjusted 0-17 1,899 2.6 0.1 1,923 DNA DNA
18-44 19,658 17.3 0.1 22,036 DNA DNA
45-64 146,476 207.2 0.5 135,748 224.9 0.6
65 and over 385,847 1063.1 1.7 390,122 1121.1 1.8
Race American Indian/Alaska Native 2,392 124.9 2.7 1,836 134.8 3.4
Asian/Pacific Islander 10,863 110.5 1.1 8,812 123.0 1.4
Black 62,497 227.2 0.9 61,950 252.5 1.0
White 478,128 184.4 0.3 477,231 197.9 0.3
Ethnicity Hispanic, all races 24,519 121.9 0.8 20,233 134.8 1.0
Non-Hispanic, all races 528,391 190.1 0.3 528,209 204.2 0.3
Non-Hispanic, Black 61,841 231.1 0.9 61,408 255.9 1.0
Non-Hispanic, White 453,531 188.6 0.3 456,308 201.2 0.3
Gender Male 286,824 227.7 0.4 285,826 251.9 0.5
Female 267,056 157.4 0.3 264,003 167.6 0.3
Education, ages 25-64 Less than high school 21,172 158.9 1.1 28,691 143.2 0.9
High school graduate 48,358 130.6 0.6 63,807 140.0 0.6
At least some college 39,628 68.0 0.3 51,636 77.3 0.3
Residence locationb Large central metro 147,174 180.8 0.5 DNA DNA DNA
Large fringe metro 126,035 183.5 0.5 DNA DNA DNA
Medium metro 110,740 184.2 0.6 DNA DNA DNA
Small metro 54,984 189.9 0.8 DNA DNA DNA
Micropolitan (nonmetro) 67,348 195.2 0.8 DNA DNA DNA
Noncore (nonmetro) 47,599 197.0 0.9 DNA DNA DNA

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

b For more information, see the National Vital Statistics System entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

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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