Cancer Incidence and Mortality among Non-Hispanic 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 1838.8 597.0 12.9 1880.2 383.7 7.9 575.2 212.3 8.3 694.6 143.5 4.8
Oral cavity and pharynx 44.2 13.1 1.8 27.0 5.5 0.9 14.2 4.3 1.0 7.6 1.5 0.5
Esophagus 24.4 7.9 1.5 13.2 2.7 0.7 20.6 6.4 1.3 9.0 1.8 0.5
Stomach 42.8 15.6 2.2 44.6 9.6 1.3 24.6 9.4 1.8 21.0 4.7 0.9
Colorectal 176.8 60.2 4.2 191.2 39.4 2.5 73.2 26.5 2.9 71.2 15.0 1.6
Colon excluding rectum 130.4 45.4 3.7 147.4 30.4 2.2 61.8 22.8 2.7 61.2 13.0 1.5
Rectum & rectosigmoid 46.4 14.8 2.0 43.8 8.9 1.2 11.4 3.7 1.0 10.0 2.1 0.6
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 45.4 13.7 1.9 22.6 4.6 0.9 31.2 9.7 1.6 19.6 4.1 0.8
Pancreas 40.4 14.2 2.1 54.6 11.5 1.4 32.8 11.9 1.9 43.2 9.2 1.2
Larynx 23.0 7.1 1.4 8.0 1.6 0.5 10.2 3.6 1.0 4.8 1.0 0.4
Lung and bronchus 184.8 62.6 4.3 179.4 36.7 2.4 129.4 44.9 3.7 119.0 24.4 2.0
Melanoma of the skin 4.0 1.3 0.6 5.4 1.1 0.4 1.2 0.4 0.3 2.8 0.6 0.3
Female breast       549.6 111.1 4.2       139.8 28.7 2.2
Cervix uteri       73.0 14.9 1.5       27.2 5.4 0.9
Corpus uterus and NOS       166.2 32.5 2.2       48.6 9.9 1.3
Ovary       50.0 10.2 1.3       30.8 6.3 1.0
Prostate 841.4 266.7 8.5       108.4 49.9 4.4      
Testis 3.2 0.8 0.4       0.4 0.1 0.2      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 39.6 14.6 2.2 29.0 6.3 1.0 9.4 4.5 1.3 10.6 2.3 0.6
Kidney and renal pelvis 54.0 16.9 2.1 36.8 7.5 1.1 9.6 3.6 1.1 5.6 1.2 0.4
Brain and other nervous system 15.0 4.5 1.0 15.8 3.2 0.7 6.8 2.2 0.8 7.8 1.6 0.5
Thyroid 11.6 3.6 1.0 69.6 14.0 1.5 2.6 1.2 0.7 4.0 0.8 0.4
Hodgkin lymphoma 15.2 4.4 1.0 10.4 2.2 0.6 1.6 0.5 0.3 1.4 0.3 0.2
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 61.4 18.9 2.2 65.2 13.5 1.5 16.4 5.3 1.2 18.6 3.8 0.8
Myeloma 44.2 14.6 2.0 51.4 10.7 1.3 14.8 4.8 1.1 18.2 3.8 0.8
Leukemias 35.6 11.9 1.8 37.0 7.8 1.1 17.8 5.9 1.3 17.4 3.6 0.8

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.