Colorectal Cancer In New Jersey
1979-1997

Table 35
Age-Specific Colorectal Cancer Incidence And Incidence Rates
By Subsite, Black Males, New Jersey - 1979-1997*

AGE-GROUP SUBSITE
PROXIMAL COLON DISTAL COLON RECTUM ALL SITES
Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate
less than 20 6 - 1 - 0 - 7 -
20-24 4 - 1 - 2 - 7 -
25-29 9 - 5 - 6 - 20 2.4
30-34 11 - 11 - 16 - 38 4.8
35-39 24 3.5 26 3.8 13 - 63 9.1
40-44 45 7.8 46 7.9 50 8.6 141 24.3
45-49 63 13.2 58 12.1 53 11.1 174 36.4
50-54 85 20.8 97 23.8 91 22.3 273 66.9
55-59 151 42.9 161 45.7 136 38.6 448 127.2
60-64 199 69.7 208 72.8 153 53.6 560 196.1
65-69 244 108.0 295 130.6 168 74.4 707 312.9
70-74 216 145.9 219 147.9 148 100.0 583 393.8
75-79 146 154.0 152 160.3 94 99.1 392 413.4
80-84 103 219.3 94 200.2 64 136.3 261 555.8
85+ 71 216.4 56 170.7 41 125.0 168 512.1
TOTAL 1377 14.7 1430 15.3 1035 11.1 3842 41.0

*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 twenty or for cases of unknown age. Source: New Jersey State Cancer Registry
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