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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 8c
Cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year for all cancersa, by education, United States, 2002
Population group Total Less than high schoolb High school graduateb At least some collegeb
Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE
Total Total 193.5 0.3 136.0 0.8 136.8 0.5 72.5 0.3
Age (not age adjusted) 25-44 23.5 0.2 29.5 0.5 32.9 0.4 16.5 0.2
45-64 214.5 0.6 303.8 1.9 284.4 1.2 142.9 0.6
Gender Female 163.1 0.3 114.6 1.1 122.9 0.7 73.0 0.4
Male 238.9 0.4 158.6 1.3 155.4 0.8 71.6 0.4

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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