TABLE 2-17Cancer Incidence Among American Indian, Alaska Native, and Non-Hispanic White Women, Age Adjusted to 1970 U.S. Standard

Incidence per 100,000 Population
Data Source and RegionStomachColon and RectumLung and BronchusBreastCervix UteriGallbladderAll Sites
      All IHS regions6.820.816.830.219.57.1173.2
SEER program (non-Hispanic whites)3.939.243.7115.77.51.4354

NOTE: IHS estimates are from 1980 to 1987. SEER program estimates are from 1988 to 1992.

SOURCE: Nutting et al., (1993).

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

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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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