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Table 1.13a
Cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year for colorectal cancer,a United States, 1999 and 2004
Population group 2004 1999
Number Rate Standard error Number Rate Standard error
Total   53,772 18.0 0.1 57,155 20.9 0.1
Age, not age adjusted 0-17 DSU DSU DSU DNA DNA DNA
18-44 1,654 1.5 0.0 1,662 DNA DNA
45-64 12,481 17.7 0.2 12,024 19.9 0.2
65 and over 39,631 109.2 0.5 43,464 124.9 0.6
Race American Indian/Alaska Native 226 12.1 0.8 170 13.4 1.1
Asian/Pacific Islander 1,082 11.3 0.4 834 12.0 0.4
Black 6,640 24.7 0.3 6,777 28.4 0.3
White 45,824 17.6 0.1 49,374 20.4 0.1
Ethnicity Hispanic, all races 2,438 12.6 0.3 2,031 14.3 0.3
Non-Hispanic, all races 51,252 18.3 0.1 54,976 21.2 0.1
Non-Hispanic, Black 6,578 25.1 0.3 6,709 28.7 0.4
Non-Hispanic, White 43,390 17.9 0.1 47,275 20.7 0.1
Gender Male 26,930 21.5 0.1 28,240 25.3 0.2
Female 26,842 15.3 0.1 28,915 17.8 0.1
Education, ages 25-64 Less than high school 1,667 12.5 0.3 2,186 10.7 0.2
High school graduate 4,065 11.0 0.2 5,613 12.3 0.2
At least some college 3,633 6.2 0.1 4,816 7.2 0.1
Residence locationb Large central metro 14,669 18.0 0.1 DNA DNA DNA
Large fringe metro 12,284 17.9 0.2 DNA DNA DNA
Medium metro 10,392 17.2 0.2 DNA DNA DNA
Small metro 5,049 17.4 0.2 DNA DNA DNA
Micropolitan (nonmetro) 6,560 18.9 0.2 DNA DNA DNA
Noncore (nonmetro) 4,818 19.8 0.3 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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