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Table 1.9b: Cancer Treatment by State, 1999

Prostate cancer death rate per 100,000 population, United States, 1999 a
Population group b Number Ratec
Total 31,728 30.9
Age (not age adjusted)
0-17 DSU DSU
18-44 36 0.1
45-64 2,320 8.1
65 and over 29,371 205.2
American Indian or Alaska Native 63 12.5
Asian or Pacific Islander 304 13.5
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander DNC DNC
Black or African American 5,357 66.5
White 26,004 28.4
Hispanic 1,050 19.0
Total, non-Hispanic 30,613 31.5
Black or African American 5,315 68.1
White 24,935 28.8
Education (age 25 - 64)
Less than high school 442 4.2
High school graduate 852 4.2
At least some college 846 2.6

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 1.9a: National Cancer Treatment, 2000 Table 1.9c: Cancer Treatment by State, 2000

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