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Table 1.12a
Cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year for lung cancer,a United States, 1999 and 2004
Population group 2004 1999
Number Rate Standard error Number Rate Standard error
Total   158,088 53.2 0.1 152,154 55.5 0.1
Age, not age adjusted 0-17 DSU DSU DSU 9 DNA DNA
18-44 2,591 2.3 0.0 2,919 DNA DNA
45-64 43,534 61.6 0.3 40,778 67.6 0.3
65 and over 111,948 308.4 0.9 108,448 311.7 0.9
Race American Indian/Alaska Native 677 36.0 1.4 497 36.3 1.7
Asian/Pacific Islander 2,517 26.2 0.5 1,943 27.9 0.7
Black 16,471 59.8 0.5 15,963 64.8 0.5
White 138,423 53.6 0.1 133,751 55.4 0.2
Ethnicity Hispanic, all races 4,213 22.4 0.4 3,545 25.0 0.4
Non-Hispanic, all races 153,580 55.4 0.1 148,204 57.2 0.1
Non-Hispanic, Black 16,323 60.9 0.5 15,834 65.7 0.5
Non-Hispanic, White 134,118 56.0 0.2 129,966 57.2 0.2
Gender Male 89,627 70.1 0.2 89,451 76.9 0.3
Female 68,461 40.9 0.2 62,703 40.2 0.2
Education, ages 25-64 Less than high school 7,929 58.1 0.7 10,321 49.8 0.5
High school graduate 15,159 40.2 0.3 18,813 41.0 0.3
At least some college 8,519 14.5 0.2 10,714 16.5 0.2
Residence locationb Large central metro 39,093 48.4 0.2 DNA DNA DNA
Large fringe metro 35,508 51.9 0.3 DNA DNA DNA
Medium metro 32,207 53.7 0.3 DNA DNA DNA
Small metro 16,567 57.3 0.4 DNA DNA DNA
Micropolitan (nonmetro) 20,167 58.5 0.4 DNA DNA DNA
Noncore (nonmetro) 14,546 60.1 0.5 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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