Colorectal Cancer In New Jersey
1979-1997

Table 17
Female Colorectal Cancer Incidence And
Incidence Rates By Year And Race, New Jersey
1979-1997*


YEAR RACE
ALL RACES WHITE BLACK OTHER UNKNOWN
Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Number
1979 2,678 54.1 2,455 53.7 203 54.8 10 10
1980 2,626 52.2 2,434 52.5 164 43.4 16 12
1981 2,806 54.4 2,576 54.3 187 48.0 20 23
1982 2,649 50.6 2,429 50.5 194 48.2 7 19
1983 2,777 52.1 2,542 52.0 204 49.0 17 14
1984 2,766 50.8 2,528 50.9 210 49.4 14 14
1985 2,916 53.5 2,653 53.3 220 50.3 25 18
1986 2,833 50.5 2,557 50.0 245 54.5 21 10
1987 2,852 50.4 2,591 50.3 219 47.2 28 14
1988 2,875 50.1 2,602 50.0 240 50.5 24 9
1989 2,879 49.7 2,623 50.0 216 44.0 23 17
1990 2,867 48.8 2,568 48.3 234 47.0 22 43
1991 2,833 47.5 2,549 47.5 241 46.9 26 17
1992 2,728 45.5 2,449 45.3 235 45.1 21 23
1993 2,718 44.9 2,424 44.7 239 44.4 36 19
1994 2,678 43.5 2,356 42.8 266 47.9 33 23
1995 2,668 43.3 2,347 42.5 270 48.4 42 9
1996 2,664 42.7 2,387 43.3 240 41.5 35 2
1997 2,712 43.1 2,381 42.8 282 48.5 38 11
TOTAL 52,525 48.7 47,451 48.7 4,309 47.7 458 307

*Incidence rates - per 100,000 residents, age-adjusted to the 1970 U.S. population. Includes invasive colorectal cancer cases; does not include in situ colorectal cancer cases. Rates were not calculated for men of other or unknown race. Source: New Jersey State Cancer Registry.
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