TABLE 2-17 Cancer Incidence Among American Indian, Alaska Native, and Non-Hispanic White Women, Age Adjusted to 1970 U.S. Standard

 

Incidence per 100,000 Population

Data Source and Region

Stomach

Colon and Rectum

Lung and Bronchus

Breast

Cervix Uteri

Gallbladder

All Sites

IHS

Aberdeen

9.0

16.4

32.1

46.7

23.5

4.6

212.7

Alaska

8.9

90.2

58.4

51.5

29.5

14.4

355.6

Albuquerque

18.6

22.0

12.1

19.5

31.3

6.7

214.9

Bemidji

6.8

57.7

52.3

20.4

10.8

5.3

214.9

Billings

5.0

19.2

37.8

42.2

32.3

2.8

232.0

Navajo

9.5

9.5

4.1

26.0

24.4

9.6

170.3

Oklahoma

3.9

18.5

12.1

30.9

11.4

3.0

124.1

Phoenix

5.6

13.1

10.9

18.8

20.5

16.1

167.5

Portland

1.5

19.7

10.3

20.1

8.8

5.6

132.2

All IHS regions

6.8

20.8

16.8

30.2

19.5

7.1

173.2

SEER program (non-Hispanic whites)

3.9

39.2

43.7

115.7

7.5

1.4

354

NOTE: IHS estimates are from 1980 to 1987. SEER program estimates are from 1988 to 1992.

SOURCE: Nutting et al., (1993).



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