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Table 1.10b: Cancer Treatment by State, 1999

Female breast cancer death rate per 100,000 population, United States, 1999 a
Population group b Number Rate c
Total 41,144 27.0
Age (not age adjusted)
0-17 DSU DSU
18-44 3,172 5.8
45-64 13,462 44.1
65 and over 24,505 121.1
American Indian or Alaska Native 130 15.4
Asian or Pacific Islander 583 13.1
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander DNC DNC
Black or African American 5,358 35.6
White 35,073 26.4
Hispanic 1,538 15.4
Total, non-Hispanic 39,511 27.7
Black or African American 5,319 36.7
White 33,491 27.0
Education (age 25 - 64)
Less than high school 1,952 20.3
High school graduate 6,668 27.0
At least some college 6,827 20.2

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 1.10a: National Cancer Treatment, 2000 Table 1.10c: Cancer Treatment by State, 2000

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