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Table 1.10a: National Cancer Treatment, 2000

Female breast cancer death rate per 100,000 population, United States, 2000 a
Population group b Number Rate c
Total 41,872 27.1
0-17 0 DSU
18-44 3,297 6.1
45-64 13,827 43.9
65 and over 24,748 121.8
American Indian or Alaska Native 130 14.7
Asian or Pacific Islander 614 12.7
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander DNC DNC
Black or African American 5,361 34.9
White 35,767 26.6
Hispanic 1,670 15.8
Total, non-Hispanic 40,097 27.8
Black or African American 5,321 36.0
White 34,045 27.2
Education (age 25 - 64)
Less than high school 2,004 20.8
High school graduate 6,783 27.6
At least some college 7,160 20.1

aMeasure is age adjusted.

bPopulation includes females only.

c1990-based postcensal population estimates were used to calculate death rates; future reports will present rates based on intercensal population estimates for 1998 and 1999 and bridged-race population estimates for 2000 and subsequent years.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality or confidentiality.

DNC - Data system does not collect data for this population.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System - Mortality.

Table 1.9c: Cancer Treatment by State, 2000 Table 1.10b: Cancer Treatment by State, 1999

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