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Table 1.9a: National Cancer Treatment, 2000

Prostate cancer death rate per 100,000 population, United States, 2000 a
Population groupb Number Ratec
Total 31,078 29.7
0-17 0 DSU
18-44 26 0.0
45-64 2,300 7.8
65 and over 28,752 198.8
American Indian or Alaska Native 92 16.9
Asian or Pacific Islander 300 12.4
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander DNC DNC
Black or African American 5,346 65.3
White 25,340 27.2
Hispanic 1,033 17.6
Total, non-Hispanic 29,964 30.3
Black or African American 5,292 66.9
White 24,287 27.7
Education (age 25 - 64)
Less than high school 440 4.2
High school graduate 899 4.4
At least some college 812 2.4

aMeasure is age adjusted.

bPopulation includes males 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 1.8c: Cancer Treatment by State, 2000 Table 1.9b: Cancer Treatment by State, 1999

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