TABLE 2-9 Cancer Mortality 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

24.0

45.3

b

b

179

American Indian (New Mexico)

b

b

b

b

b

99

Black

5.6

20.4

31.5

31.4

6.7

168

Chinese

4.8

10.5

18.5

11.2

2.6

86

Filipino

2.5

5.8

10.0

11.9

2.4

63

Hawaiian

12.8

11.4

44.1

25.0

b

168

Japanese

9.3

12.3

12.9

12.5

1.5

88

Korean

NAb

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

Vietnamese

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

Hispanic (total)

4.2

7.3

10.8

15.0

3.4

85

White, non-Hispanic

2.7

15.6

32.9

27.7

2.5

143

a SEER program estimates are from 1988 to 1992.

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

SOURCE: Miller et al., (1996).



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