Cancer Incidence and Mortality among Non-Hispanic 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 1852.6 571.8 12.2 1987.0 393.0 7.8 602.0 212.7 8.0 713.2 142.3 4.7
Oral cavity and pharynx 44.4 12.8 1.7 24.8 4.9 0.9 15.2 4.3 1.0 8.0 1.5 0.5
Esophagus 21.2 6.7 1.4 11.4 2.2 0.6 16.6 5.0 1.1 6.6 1.3 0.5
Stomach 49.8 17.0 2.2 47.2 9.7 1.3 23.4 8.3 1.6 18.0 3.8 0.8
Colorectal 174.4 56.7 4.0 190.4 37.9 2.4 72.0 25.2 2.7 73.4 15.0 1.5
Colon excluding rectum 124.6 41.4 3.4 146.2 29.3 2.2 59.2 21.2 2.5 62.8 12.9 1.4
Rectum & rectosigmoid 49.8 15.3 2.0 44.2 8.6 1.1 12.8 4.0 1.0 10.6 2.1 0.6
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 51.6 14.7 1.9 28.8 5.5 0.9 32.0 9.4 1.5 21.2 4.2 0.8
Pancreas 44.8 15.3 2.1 68.8 14.0 1.5 34.2 11.8 1.9 53.6 11.0 1.3
Larynx 22.6 6.8 1.3 8.0 1.5 0.5 9.8 3.3 1.0 3.4 0.7 0.3
Lung and bronchus 189.6 61.1 4.1 180.6 35.8 2.4 139.8 47.2 3.7 120.2 23.9 1.9
Melanoma of the skin 3.4 1.1 0.5 4.4 0.8 0.4 1.8 0.6 0.4 2.0 0.4 0.2
Female breast       598.2 117.8 4.3       138.0 27.4 2.1
Cervix uteri       67.0 13.4 1.5       24.8 4.8 0.9
Corpus uterus and NOS       179.6 34.0 2.3       51.2 9.8 1.2
Ovary       50.4 9.9 1.2       33.4 6.6 1.0
Prostate 818.2 243.7 7.8       114.4 49.6 4.2      
Testis 3.8 1.0 0.5       0.6 0.2 0.2      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 40.2 14.3 2.1 28.4 5.8 1.0 11.2 4.6 1.3 10.4 2.2 0.6
Kidney and renal pelvis 57.0 16.7 2.0 42.4 8.3 1.1 10.2 3.4 1.0 5.6 1.1 0.4
Brain and other nervous system 17.4 5.1 1.1 17.4 3.5 0.8 8.8 2.6 0.8 9.0 1.8 0.5
Thyroid 11.2 3.3 0.9 72.2 14.3 1.5 2.2 0.8 0.5 3.6 0.7 0.3
Hodgkin lymphoma 12.8 3.7 0.9 9.4 2.0 0.6 1.8 0.6 0.4 1.0 0.2 0.2
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 58.2 17.6 2.1 72.6 14.3 1.5 17.2 5.4 1.2 20.4 4.1 0.8
Myeloma 50.2 16.5 2.2 60.8 12.0 1.4 17.6 5.5 1.2 18.6 3.8 0.8
Leukemias 40.6 12.9 1.9 36.4 7.5 1.1 20.2 6.7 1.4 16.8 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.