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Table 1.11a
Cancer deaths per 100,000 female population per year for breast cancer,a United States, 1999 and 2004
Population group 2004 1999
Number Rate Standard error Number Rate Standard error
Total   40,954 24.4 0.1 41,144 26.6 0.1
Age, not age adjusted 0-17 DSU DSU DSU 5 DNA DNA
18-44 2,906 5.2 0.1 3,172 DNA DNA
45-64 14,606 40.3 0.3 13,462 43.4 0.4
65 and over 23,442 110.9 0.7 24,505 119.6 0.8
Race American Indian/Alaska Native 169 14.8 1.2 130 15.5 1.4
Asian/Pacific Islander 786 12.7 0.5 583 12.7 0.5
Black 5,541 32.2 0.4 5,358 35.1 0.5
White 34,458 23.9 0.1 35,073 26.0 0.1
Ethnicity Hispanic, all races 1,909 15.6 0.4 1,538 16.4 0.4
Non-Hispanic, all races 38,986 25.1 0.1 39,511 27.2 0.1
Non-Hispanic, Black 5,490 32.9 0.4 5,319 35.7 0.5
Non-Hispanic, White 32,551 24.5 0.1 33,491 26.6 0.1
Education, ages 25-64 Less than high school 1,318 21.0 0.6 1,952 20.3 0.5
High school graduate 4,692 24.7 0.4 6,668 27.0 0.3
At least some college 5,346 18.4 0.3 6,827 20.2 0.2
Residence locationb Large central metro 11,661 24.9 0.2 DNA DNA DNA
Large fringe metro 9,813 25.0 0.3 DNA DNA DNA
Medium metro 8,044 24.0 0.3 DNA DNA DNA
Small metro 3,860 24.0 0.4 DNA DNA DNA
Micropolitan (nonmetro) 4,520 24.0 0.4 DNA DNA DNA
Noncore (nonmetro) 3,056 23.5 0.4 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.

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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