TABLE 2-7Cancer Incidence at Selected Sites Among U.S. Women by Racial or Ethnic Group, Age Adjusted to 1970 U.S. Standardsa

Incidence per 100,000 Population
Racial or Ethnic GroupStomachColon and RectumLung and BronchusBreastCervix UteriAll Sites
Alaska Native b 67.450.678.915.8348
American Indian (New Mexico) b 15.3 b 31.69.9180
Black7.645.544.295.413.2326
Chinese8.333.625.355.07.3213
Filipino5.320.917.573.19.6224
Hawaiian13.030.543.0105.69.3321
Japanese15.339.515.282.35.8241
Korean19.121.916.028.515.2180
Vietnamese25.827.131.237.543.0273
Hispanic (total)15.324.719.569.816.2243
White, non-Hispanicc9.639.243.7115.77.5354

a SEER program estimates are from 1988 to 1992.

b SEER program does not calculate incidence when fewer than 25 cases are reported.

c Includes medically underserved white, non-Hispanic males among whom the cancer incidence differs from that among the majority white, non-Hispanic population.

SOURCE: Miller et al., (1996).

a SEER program estimates are from 1988 to 1992.

b SEER program does not calculate incidence when fewer than 25 cases are reported.

c Includes medically underserved white, non-Hispanic males among whom the cancer incidence differs from that among the majority white, non-Hispanic population.

From: 2, The Burden of Cancer Among Ethnic Minorities and Medically Underserved Populations

Cover of The Unequal Burden of Cancer
The Unequal Burden of Cancer: An Assessment of NIH Research and Programs for Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved.
Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on Cancer Research Among Minorities and the Medically Underserved; Haynes MA, Smedley BD, editors.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 1999.
Copyright © 1999, National Academy of Sciences.

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