Colorectal Cancer In New Jersey
1979-1997

Table 21
Colorectal Cancer Age-Specific Incidence
And Incidence Rates By Year, White Females
New Jersey - 1979-1997*

YEAR AGE GROUP
Under 40 40 to 49 50 to 59 60 to 69 70 to 79 80+
Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate
1979 26 1.4 107 30.0 343 84.0 619 186.2 756 357.2 604 556.1
1980 32 1.7 80 22.9 342 84.7 667 197.6 752 347.4 561 503.7
1981 22 1.2 83 23.9 329 82.9 623 181.9 883 399.5 636 559.5
1982 21 1.1 67 19.0 295 76.2 667 192.3 777 343.6 602 516.8
1983 39 2.1 75 20.5 292 77.3 668 191.2 825 357.2 643 539.3
1984 17 0.9 81 21.6 254 69.2 618 175.8 910 386.5 648 532.4
1985 34 1.9 81 21.2 304 85.1 636 179.7 910 379.9 688 550.3
1986 25 1.4 56 14.4 270 77.4 631 178.7 868 356.3 707 554.8
1987 44 2.4 85 20.6 224 66.0 622 176.6 888 358.5 728 558.9
1988 27 1.5 74 17.4 230 69.3 644 184.4 901 359.2 726 545.0
1989 23 1.3 94 21.7 229 70.6 599 174.0 864 340.5 814 596.0
1990 34 1.9 89 20.1 205 64.2 570 167.9 877 341.1 793 566.0
1991 30 1.7 77 17.0 211 66.9 556 167.3 858 328.3 817 564.1
1992 39 2.2 86 18.6 170 53.7 531 164.4 883 332.8 740 495.3
1993 26 1.5 82 17.6 202 62.0 500 158.9 857 320.2 757 492.3
1994 21 1.2 85 17.9 188 56.6 464 152.3 821 305.0 777 491.3
1995 33 1.9 98 20.2 194 57.6 435 146.7 817 302.1 770 473.7
1996 28 1.6 87 17.4 187 54.6 463 159.9 832 307.9 790 474.7
1997 24 1.4 105 20.8 219 60.3 431 152.1 784 290.1 818 480.7
TOTAL 545 1.6 1,592 20.0 4,688 70.0 10,944 173.8 16,063 341.1 13,619 526.0


*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 women of other or unknown race. Source: New Jersey State Cancer Registry.
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