Cancer Incidence and Mortality among Blacks, Kings County (Brooklyn), 2009-2013

Source: New York State Cancer Registry

Site of Cancer Incidence Mortality
Males Females Males Females
Average Annual Cases Rate per 100,000 Males 95% CI (+/-) Average Annual Cases Rate per 100,000 Females 95% CI (+/-) Average Annual Deaths Rate per 100,000 Males 95% CI (+/-) Average Annual Deaths Rate per 100,000 Females 95% CI (+/-)
All Invasive Malignant Tumors 1987.0 552.1 11.4 2121.0 378.2 7.3 632.2 202.0 7.5 745.4 134.8 4.4
Oral cavity and pharynx 49.2 12.6 1.6 25.4 4.5 0.8 15.8 4.0 0.9 8.0 1.4 0.4
Esophagus 22.6 6.5 1.3 11.8 2.1 0.5 17.4 4.8 1.1 7.0 1.2 0.4
Stomach 56.0 17.1 2.1 50.2 9.4 1.2 24.4 7.8 1.5 19.8 3.8 0.8
Colorectal 188.8 55.3 3.7 202.0 36.4 2.3 74.6 23.5 2.5 78.8 14.6 1.5
Colon excluding rectum 133.8 40.1 3.2 154.0 28.0 2.0 61.4 19.8 2.3 67.4 12.5 1.4
Rectum & rectosigmoid 55.0 15.2 1.9 48.0 8.4 1.1 13.2 3.7 0.9 11.4 2.1 0.5
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 58.0 14.9 1.8 30.6 5.4 0.9 34.0 9.0 1.4 23.0 4.1 0.8
Pancreas 47.8 14.6 2.0 73.4 13.6 1.4 35.6 11.0 1.7 56.4 10.5 1.2
Larynx 24.4 6.6 1.2 8.6 1.5 0.4 10.2 3.0 0.9 3.4 0.6 0.3
Lung and bronchus 199.6 58.1 3.8 189.6 34.1 2.2 145.0 44.2 3.4 123.6 22.3 1.8
Melanoma of the skin 4.4 1.3 0.6 5.4 1.0 0.4 1.8 0.5 0.4 2.0 0.3 0.2
Female breast       640.0 113.4 4.0       143.4 25.8 1.9
Cervix uteri       72.8 13.1 1.4       26.2 4.6 0.8
Corpus uterus and NOS       192.2 32.8 2.1       53.0 9.2 1.1
Ovary       53.0 9.4 1.1       34.6 6.2 0.9
Prostate 863.2 232.0 7.2       123.0 48.6 4.0      
Testis 4.2 1.0 0.4       0.6 0.1 0.2      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 44.4 14.1 2.0 30.2 5.6 0.9 11.8 4.4 1.2 10.8 2.0 0.6
Kidney and renal pelvis 61.2 16.1 1.9 45.6 8.0 1.1 10.8 3.3 0.9 6.0 1.1 0.4
Brain and other nervous system 19.6 5.1 1.0 19.2 3.5 0.7 9.4 2.5 0.8 9.2 1.6 0.5
Thyroid 12.0 3.2 0.9 81.0 14.3 1.4 2.4 0.9 0.5 3.6 0.6 0.3
Hodgkin lymphoma 13.8 3.5 0.9 10.8 2.0 0.5 1.8 0.5 0.3 1.0 0.2 0.2
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 65.4 17.6 2.0 77.6 13.8 1.4 18.0 5.0 1.1 21.0 3.8 0.7
Myeloma 53.8 15.8 2.0 64.4 11.5 1.3 19.0 5.4 1.1 18.8 3.4 0.7
Leukemias 44.0 12.4 1.7 38.8 7.1 1.0 21.2 6.4 1.3 18.4 3.3 0.7

Notes

  • Incidence data are provisional, November 2015.
  • Rates are per 100,000 persons, age-adjusted to the 2000 US standard population, with 95% confidence intervals.
  • Rates based on fewer than 4 cases or deaths per year are unstable and should be used with caution. NOS = Not otherwise specified.
  • NYSCR mortality statistics might differ slightly from official mortality statistics due to the availability of additional demographic information.