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Table 1.8a: National Cancer Treatment, 2000

Cancer death rate per 100,000 population, United States, 2000 a
Population group Number Rateb
Total 553,080 201.0
0-17 1,950 2.8
18-44 21,725 20.0
45-64 137,039 224.2
65 and over 392,366 1128.2
American Indian or Alaska Native 1,914 127.3
Asian or Pacific Islander 9,220 125.0
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander DNC DNC
Black or African American 61,942 249.6
White 480,004 198.4
Hispanic 21,160 120.8
Total, non-Hispanic 530,520 205.6
Black or African American 61,387 256.8
White 458,193 202.6
Female 267,008 169.6
Male 286,072 247.4
Education (age 25 - 64)
Less than high school 27,835 140.7
High school graduate 64,490 140.7
At least some college 52,921 75.3

aMeasure is age adjusted. Please see details in Measure Specifications Appendix.

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.

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 1.7: National Screening for Colorectal Cancer, 2000 Table 1.8b: National Cancer Treatment, 1999

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