Colorectal Cancer In New Jersey
1979-1997

Table 50
Female Colorectal Cancer Mortality And
Mortality Rates By Year And Race, New Jersey
1979-1997*

YEAR RACE
ALL WHITE BLACK OTHER UNKNOWN
Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Number
1979 1178 23.2 1078 22.8 95 26.3 3 2
1980 1091 21.3 1011 21.3 77 20.9 2 1
1981 1222 23.2 1125 23.2 94 24.6 0 3
1982 1198 22.1 1104 22.0 91 22.7 3 0
1983 1220 22.4 1118 22.3 98 23.6 3 1
1984 1198 21.2 1096 21.2 96 22.7 6 0
1985 1186 20.7 1079 20.6 104 23.5 1 2
1986 1092 18.7 997 18.8 90 19.9 5 0
1987 1147 19.7 1029 19.2 106 23.1 11 1
1988 1163 19.4 1059 19.5 98 20.6 6 0
1989 1129 18.8 1027 18.8 93 19.2 8 1
1990 1096 17.9 986 17.6 97 19.5 7 6
1991 1146 18.3 1009 17.7 129 25.1 6 2
1992 1112 17.1 998 16.9 103 19.6 8 3
1993 1114 17.2 994 17.0 105 19.4 10 5
1994 1148 17.7 1033 17.6 106 19.2 7 2
1995 1102 16.7 965 16.2 127 22.3 9 1
1996 1084 16.1 953 15.7 123 21.2 8 0
1997 1022 14.7 875 14.0 134 22.5 13 0
TOTAL 21648 --- 19536 --- 1966 --- 116 30


*Mortality rates - per 100,000, age-adjusted to the 1970 U.S. population. Rates were not calculated for women of other or unknown race. Dashes indicate total rates that could not be calculated.
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