Cancer Incidence and Mortality among Blacks, Kings County (Brooklyn), 2007-2011

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 1956.8 571.8 12.0 2005.2 369.7 7.3 607.2 203.1 7.7 728.6 136.6 4.5
Oral cavity and pharynx 48.4 12.8 1.7 27.8 5.1 0.9 15.2 4.1 1.0 7.6 1.4 0.4
Esophagus 25.8 7.6 1.4 14.2 2.6 0.6 21.2 6.0 1.2 9.4 1.7 0.5
Stomach 47.8 15.7 2.1 47.2 9.2 1.2 25.8 9.0 1.6 22.4 4.5 0.8
Colorectal 188.8 57.9 3.9 203.2 38.0 2.4 75.4 24.6 2.6 76.8 14.7 1.5
Colon excluding rectum 137.8 43.2 3.4 156.0 29.3 2.1 64.0 21.3 2.5 65.8 12.7 1.4
Rectum & rectosigmoid 51.0 14.7 1.9 47.2 8.8 1.1 11.4 3.3 0.9 11.0 2.1 0.5
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 50.2 13.7 1.8 24.6 4.5 0.8 32.8 9.2 1.5 20.6 3.9 0.8
Pancreas 42.6 13.4 1.9 58.6 11.2 1.3 33.8 11.0 1.8 46.8 9.0 1.2
Larynx 24.6 6.8 1.3 8.4 1.5 0.5 10.4 3.3 0.9 4.8 0.9 0.4
Lung and bronchus 196.4 60.0 4.0 187.0 34.7 2.3 136.6 42.9 3.4 122.8 22.9 1.8
Melanoma of the skin 4.6 1.4 0.6 6.0 1.1 0.4 1.2 0.4 0.3 2.8 0.5 0.3
Female breast       588.4 107.2 3.9       144.4 26.8 2.0
Cervix uteri       78.4 14.4 1.4       28.4 5.1 0.8
Corpus uterus and NOS       177.0 31.3 2.1       51.8 9.6 1.2
Ovary       52.4 9.6 1.2       32.2 5.9 0.9
Prostate 882.8 252.4 7.8       117.8 49.5 4.2      
Testis 3.6 0.8 0.4       0.4 0.1 0.2      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 42.2 14.0 2.0 30.0 5.9 1.0 9.4 4.1 1.2 10.8 2.1 0.6
Kidney and renal pelvis 57.8 16.3 2.0 40.6 7.5 1.0 10.4 3.5 1.0 6.2 1.2 0.4
Brain and other nervous system 18.2 4.7 1.0 17.6 3.2 0.7 7.4 2.1 0.7 8.0 1.4 0.5
Thyroid 13.0 3.7 0.9 75.4 13.5 1.4 2.8 1.2 0.7 4.0 0.8 0.3
Hodgkin lymphoma 16.2 4.1 0.9 11.6 2.1 0.6 1.6 0.4 0.3 1.4 0.3 0.2
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 66.8 18.4 2.1 70.0 13.0 1.4 17.0 4.9 1.1 19.4 3.6 0.7
Myeloma 46.8 13.9 1.9 55.8 10.5 1.2 16.4 4.8 1.1 18.6 3.5 0.7
Leukemias 39.0 11.6 1.7 40.0 7.5 1.1 18.8 5.7 1.2 18.8 3.5 0.7

Notes

  • Incidence data are provisional, November 2013.
  • 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.