TABLE 2-8 Cancer Mortality at Selected Sites Among U.S. Men by Racial or Ethnic Group, Age Adjusted to 1970 U.S. Standardsa

 

Deaths per 100,000 Population

Racial or Ethnic Group

Stomach

Colon and Rectum

Lung and Bronchus

Prostate

All Sites

Alaska Native

b

27.2

69.4

b

225

American Indian (New Mexico)

b

b

b

16.2

123

Black

13.6

28.2

44.2

53.7

319

Chinese

10.5

15.7

25.3

6.6

139

Filipino

3.6

11.4

17.5

13.5

105

Hawaiian

14.4

23.7

43.0

19.9

239

Japanese

17.4

20.5

15.2

11.7

133

Korean

NA

NA

16.0

NA

NA

Vietnamese

NA

NA

31.2

NA

NA

Hispanic (Total)

8.4

12.8

19.5

15.3

129

White, non-Hispanicc

6.0

23.4

43.7

24.4

217

a SEER program estimates are from 1988 to 1992.

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

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

SOURCE: Miller et al., (1996).



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