TABLE D-5Death Rates per 100,000 by Race/Ethnicity, 2002

WhiteAfrican AmericanAmerican IndianAsianHispanicNon-Hispanic White
All causes8291083.3677.4474.4629.3837.5
Heart disease236.7308.4157.4134.6180.5239.2
Malignant neoplasm191.7238.8125.4113.6128.4195.6

From: D, Overview of Health Disparities

Cover of Examining the Health Disparities Research Plan of the National Institutes of Health
Examining the Health Disparities Research Plan of the National Institutes of Health: Unfinished Business.
Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on the Review and Assessment of the NIH’s Strategic Research Plan and Budget to Reduce and Ultimately Eliminate Health Disparities; Thomson GE, Mitchell F, Williams MB, editors.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2006.
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