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Table 1.12a: National Cancer Treatment

Colorectal cancer death rate per 100,000 population, United States, 2000 a
Population group Number Rate b
Total 57,477 20.9
0-17 8 DSU
18-44 1,676 1.5
45-64 12,177 19.9
65 and over 43,616 125.4
American Indian or Alaska Native 194 13.0
Asian or Pacific Islander 928 13.0
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander DNC DNC
Black or African American 6,867 28.3
White 49,488 20.4
Hispanic 2,117 12.4
Total, non-Hispanic 55,244 21.3
Black or African American 6,820 29.2
White 47,317 20.8
Female 29,015 17.9
Male 28,462 24.9
Education (age 25 - 64)
Less than high school 2,179 10.9
High school graduate 5,508 12.0
At least some college 5,081 7.2

aMeasure is age adjusted.

b1990-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.

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

Table 1.11c: Cancer Treatment by State Table 1.12b: National Cancer Treatment, 1999

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