Colorectal Cancer In New Jersey
1979-1997

Table 19
Colorectal Cancer Age-Specific Incidence
And Incidence Rates By Race, Females, New Jersey
1979-1997*


ALL RACES WHITE BLACK OTHER UNKNOWN
Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Number
less than 20 13 0.1 10 0.1 2 - 1 0
20-24 43 0.8 33 0.8 8 0.9 2 0
25-29 83 1.4 59 1.3 18 2.0 4 2
30-34 205 3.3 162 3.2 33 3.6 7 3
35-39 383 6.5 281 5.9 74 9.0 19 9
40-44 738 14.2 569 13.3 126 17.9 30 13
45-49 1,311 29.4 1,023 27.6 234 39.7 43 11
50-54 2,149 53.7 1,799 53.0 288 58.0 37 25
55-59 3,392 88.9 2,889 87.5 423 97.8 48 32
60-64 5,159 141.3 4,563 141.6 508 140.1 48 40
65-69 7,140 208.1 6,381 207.7 661 216.6 54 44
70-74 8,530 294.2 7,825 296.9 611 271.5 55 39
75-79 8,846 391.6 8,238 397.4 529 326.8 39 40
80-84 7,482 498.3 6,992 501.3 426 450.6 40 24
85+ 7,052 550.2 6,627 555.0 368 463.7 31 25
TOTAL 52,525 69.5 47,451 75.9 4,309 41.1 458 307

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