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Table 1.12b: National Cancer Treatment, 1999

Colorectal cancer death rate per 100,000 population, United States, 1999 a
Population group Number Rate b
Total 57,155 21.1
Age (not age adjusted)
0-17 DSU DSU
18-44 1,662 1.5
45-64 12,024 20.3
65 and over 43,464 125.8
American Indian or Alaska Native 170 12.0
Asian or Pacific Islander 834 12.2
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander DNC DNC
Black or African American 6,777 28.6
White 49,374 20.6
Hispanic 2,031 12.8
Total, non-Hispanic 54,976 21.5
Black or African American 6,709 29.3
White 47,275 21.0
Female 28,915 18.1
Male 28,240 25.2
Education (age 25 - 64)
Less than high school 2,186 10.7
High school graduate 5,613 12.3
At least some college 4,816 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 1.12a: National Cancer Treatment Table 1.12c: Cancer Treatment by State, 2000

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