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Table 10c
Cancer deaths per 100,000 male population per year for prostate cancer,a by education, United States, 2003
    Total Less than high schoolb High school graduateb At least some collegeb
Population group Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE
Total 26.5 0.2 4.3 0.2 4.1 0.1 2.3 0.1
Age, not age adjusted 25-44 0.1 0.0 * * * * * *
45-64 7.4 0.1 11.5 0.6 9.6 0.3 5.2 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.

* Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality or confidentiality (based on < 20 deaths).

Key: SE: standard error.

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

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