Childhood Cancer
Table 2

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Table 2.
Total Childhood Cancer
Age-adjusted incidence rates per 100,000 children, males and females,
ages 0-14, all races, 1979-19951

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1979-19801981-19831984-19861987-19891990-1992 1993-19951979-1995
CountyCasesRateCasesRateCasesRateCasesRateCasesRateCasesRateCasesRate
State2454 14.3 731 16.0 670 14.9 671 14.6 788 16.5 761 15.0 4075 14.3
Atlantic11 13.3 22 18.5 20 15.7 21 16.5 29 21.0 33 22.9 136 17.3
Bergen45 14.2 55 12.5 69 16.0 54 12.3 76 17.3 73 15.7 372 13.9
Burlington23 13.5 50 20.4 38 15.8 27 11.1 41 15.0 41 15.1 220 14.3
Camden40 18.0 60 18.5 43 13.1 37 10.8 57 16.1 46 12.4 283 13.6
Cape May6 20.6 5 10.0 11 22.3 10 18.2 7 12.4 10 16.6 49 15.4
Cumberland10 15.4 17 18.5 14 15.8 10 10.8 19 20.3 11 11.0 81 14.4
Essex51 13.1 76 14.3 52 10.3 77 15.5 68 14.0 77 15.1 401 13.0
Gloucester17 17.6 28 19.7 31 22.0 31 20.4 25 15.1 23 13.2 155 16.7
Hudson29 12.5 51 15.0 56 17.5 53 16.2 61 19.1 58 17.1 308 15.5
Hunterdon10 24.9 12 20.4 18 30.3 12 18.1 10 14.3 12 15.9 74 18.9
Mercer22 17.4 31 17.1 20 11.1 30 16.1 27 14.0 26 12.3 156 13.7
Middlesex34 14.0 45 12.8 64 17.9 44 11.9 69 17.7 68 16.6 324 14.3
Monmouth28 11.9 60 18.3 47 14.1 64 19.0 66 18.6 57 14.8 322 15.3
Morris22 12.8 36 14.0 38 15.3 31 13.0 41 16.0 40 14.9 208 13.4
Ocean22 14.7 41 18.4 38 16.3 45 18.1 46 17.3 48 17.0 240 16.0
Passaic38 19.1 45 15.4 32 11.6 44 15.4 44 15.2 46 14.6 249 14.0
Salem5 15.8 11 25.7 5 11.9 5 12.0 8 18.4 3 6.8 37 14.2
Somerset5 6.3 15 12.5 19 15.6 16 11.5 29 20.0 18 11.0 102 12.2
Sussex10 16.3 19 21.1 15 16.3 10 10.8 16 16.4 12 11.3 82 14.3
Union19 9.9 45 16.3 30 10.8 43 15.7 32 10.8 46 15.7 215 12.5
Warren6 15.4 7 12.6 9 17.1 6 10.9 14 23.1 13 19.0 55 15.7
1 Source: New Jersey State Cancer Registry.
2 Includes cases with unknown county.


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