Colorectal Cancer In New Jersey
1979-1997

Table 46
Rectal Cancer Stage At Diagnosis
White Females, New Jersey - 1979-1997*

YEAR STAGE AT DIAGNOSIS
TOTAL in situ LOCALIZED REGIONAL DISTANT UNKNOWN
Number Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
1979 646 21 3.3 235 36.4 22 3.4 17 2.6 351 54.3
1980 671 30 4.5 269 40.1 49 7.3 23 3.4 300 44.7
1981 697 30 4.3 232 33.3 111 15.9 44 6.3 280 40.2
1982 670 42 6.3 259 38.7 115 17.2 53 7.9 201 30.0
1983 684 27 3.9 268 39.2 164 24.0 78 11.4 147 21.5
1984 694 46 6.6 243 35.0 198 28.5 119 17.1 88 12.7
1985 774 61 7.9 274 35.4 237 30.6 119 15.4 83 10.7
1986 756 50 6.6 262 34.7 232 30.7 119 15.7 93 12.3
1987 737 44 6.0 261 35.4 244 33.1 116 15.7 72 9.8
1988 705 46 6.5 251 35.6 226 32.1 110 15.6 72 10.2
1989 703 56 8.0 245 34.9 232 33.0 94 13.4 76 10.8
1990 695 53 7.6 232 33.4 227 32.7 107 15.4 76 10.9
1991 712 48 6.7 236 33.1 239 33.6 103 14.5 86 12.1
1992 672 47 7.0 210 31.3 238 35.4 88 13.1 89 13.2
1993 664 51 7.7 222 33.4 232 34.9 77 11.6 82 12.3
1994 672 64 9.5 218 32.4 194 28.9 100 14.9 96 14.3
1995 634 62 9.8 209 33.0 193 30.4 89 14.0 81 12.8
1996 643 48 7.5 228 35.5 230 35.8 75 11.7 62 9.6
1997 632 46 7.3 216 34.2 218 34.5 79 12.5 73 11.6
TOTAL 13061 872 6.7 4570 35.0 3601 27.6 1610 12.3 2408 18.4


*Includes invasive and in situ colorectal cancer cases. Source: New Jersey State Cancer Registry.
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