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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 11c
Cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year for lung cancera, by education, United States, 2002
Total Less than high schoolb High school graduateb At least some collegeb
Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE
Total Total 54.9 0.1 48.2 0.5 41.1 0.3 15.2 0.1
Age (not age adjusted) 25-44 3.4 0.1 6.1 0.2 5.5 0.1 1.5 0.1
45-64 64.2 0.3 116.1 1.2 92.0 0.7 32.4 0.3
Gender Female 41.6 0.2 34.7 0.6 31.9 0.3 13.2 0.2
Male 73.2 0.2 62.1 0.8 52.9 0.5 17.2 0.2

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

b Education data are for persons age 25-64 years only.

Key: SE: Standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Vital Statistics System.

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