Cancer Among Hispanics In New Jersey

Table 7.
Comparison of Hispanic Cancer Incidence and Mortality Rates,
U.S. and New Jersey, 1990-1996

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Incidence Rates

US1
1990-1996
NJ
1990-1996
All Sites
  Male326.9381.0
  Female243.2278.4
  Total275.4318.3
Breast (female) 69.4 82.7
Colorectal
  Male35.745.0
  Female24.034.8
  Total29.039.1
Lung & Bronchus
  Male 38.8 53.5
  Female 19.6 20.1
  Total 27.6 34.3
Prostate102.8115.0

Mortality Rates

US2
1990-1996
NJ
1990-1996
All Sites
  Male131.8149.6
  Female 86.3100.8
  Total104.9120.1
Breast (female) 15.3 18.1
Colorectal
  Male 13.2 14.1
  Female 8.4 10.8
  Total 10.4 12.2
Lung & Bronchus
  Male 32.0 40.7
  Female 11.0 14.8
  Total 19.9 25.6
Prostate 16.7 20.0

1 1990-1996 SEER Incidence data published in American Cancer Society, Facts and Figures-2000

2 1990-1996 US Mortality data published in American Cancer Society, Facts and Figures-2000


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