TABLE 2-7 Cancer Incidence at Selected Sites Among U.S. Women by Racial or Ethnic Group, Age Adjusted to 1970 U.S. Standardsa

 

Incidence per 100,000 Population

Racial or Ethnic Group

Stomach

Colon and Rectum

Lung and Bronchus

Breast

Cervix Uteri

All Sites

Alaska Native

b

67.4

50.6

78.9

15.8

348

American Indian (New Mexico)

b

15.3

b

31.6

9.9

180

Black

7.6

45.5

44.2

95.4

13.2

326

Chinese

8.3

33.6

25.3

55.0

7.3

213

Filipino

5.3

20.9

17.5

73.1

9.6

224

Hawaiian

13.0

30.5

43.0

105.6

9.3

321

Japanese

15.3

39.5

15.2

82.3

5.8

241

Korean

19.1

21.9

16.0

28.5

15.2

180

Vietnamese

25.8

27.1

31.2

37.5

43.0

273

Hispanic (total)

15.3

24.7

19.5

69.8

16.2

243

White, non-Hispanicc

9.6

39.2

43.7

115.7

7.5

354

a SEER program estimates are from 1988 to 1992.

b SEER program does not calculate incidence when fewer than 25 cases are reported.

c Includes medically underserved white, non-Hispanic males among whom the cancer incidence differs from that among the majority white, non-Hispanic population.

SOURCE: Miller et al., (1996).



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