Colorectal Cancer In New Jersey
1979-1997

Table 18
Colorectal Cancer Age-Specific Incidence
And Incidence Rates By Race, Males, New Jersey
1979-1997*

   ALL RACES WHITE BLACK OTHER UNKNOWN
Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Number
less than 20 17 0.1 9 0.0 7 0.0 1 0
20-24 38 0.7 31 0.7 7 0.1 0 0
25-29 104 1.8 78 1.7 20 2.4 4 2
30-34 218 3.6 165 3.3 38 4.8 11 4
35-39 447 7.9 365 7.8 63 9.1 17 2
40-44 765 15.6 591 14.4 141 24.3 27 6
45-49 1,328 31.7 1,096 31.0 174 36.4 41 17
50-54 2,477 66.2 2,110 65.6 273 66.9 55 39
55-59 4,445 128.5 3,899 128.8 448 127.2 64 34
60-64 6,826 213.3 6,134 214.5 560 196.1 68 63
65-69 9,108 332.7 8,275 334.5 707 312.9 66 60
70-74 9,673 464.2 8,981 470.8 583 393.8 66 42
75-79 8,158 575.9 7,683 589.1 392 413.4 52 31
80-84 5,448 697.2 5,135 707.8 261 555.8 31 21
85+ 3,737 760.8 3,535 779.7 168 512.1 20 14
TOTAL 52,787 74.9 48,087 82.0 3,842 41.0 523 335

*Incidence rates - per 100,000 population. Includes invasive cancer cases. Does not include in situ colorectal cancer cases. Rates were not calculated for men of unknown age or other or unknown race. Source: New Jersey State Cancer Registry.
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