Cancer Incidence and Mortality among Hispanics, Kings County (Brooklyn), 2008-2012

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 692.8 439.8 15.9 719.2 321.5 10.7 237.4 170.1 10.5 222.8 105.8 6.3
Oral cavity and pharynx 25.4 15.3 2.9 8.2 3.7 1.2 6.4 3.9 1.5 2.2 1.1 0.6
Esophagus 9.2 6.6 2.1 3.8 1.8 0.8 8.0 5.0 1.6 2.4 1.2 0.7
Stomach 25.4 17.2 3.3 18.2 8.4 1.7 10.4 7.5 2.3 8.0 3.8 1.2
Colorectal 76.8 49.0 5.3 66.4 30.8 3.4 27.6 19.3 3.5 29.6 14.5 2.4
Colon excluding rectum 49.4 32.8 4.4 46.0 21.7 2.9 25.0 17.4 3.3 25.8 12.7 2.2
Rectum & rectosigmoid 27.4 16.2 2.9 20.4 9.1 1.8 2.6 1.9 1.1 3.8 1.8 0.8
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 34.2 19.9 3.2 13.6 6.2 1.5 22.8 13.9 2.7 10.2 4.8 1.3
Pancreas 18.6 11.2 2.4 20.0 9.7 1.9 16.2 10.7 2.5 14.2 7.0 1.7
Larynx 10.4 6.3 1.8 2.6 1.2 0.6 4.2 2.8 1.3 0.8 0.4 0.4
Lung and bronchus 68.4 48.3 5.5 56.4 26.2 3.1 44.2 31.8 4.5 32.6 15.7 2.5
Melanoma of the skin 3.8 2.1 1.0 4.8 2.3 0.9 1.8 1.3 0.9 1.0 0.6 0.5
Female breast       191.0 84.3 5.4       34.4 15.9 2.4
Cervix uteri       26.8 11.6 2.0       8.4 3.7 1.1
Corpus uterus and NOS       61.4 26.3 3.0       12.0 5.5 1.4
Ovary       18.6 8.1 1.7       12.4 5.7 1.4
Prostate 195.8 126.4 8.4       31.0 29.2 4.9      
Testis 10.4 3.9 1.1       0.8 0.2 0.2      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 29.8 23.1 4.0 11.4 5.6 1.5 4.8 4.4 1.9 2.6 1.4 0.8
Kidney and renal pelvis 23.0 13.1 2.5 17.0 7.6 1.6 5.0 3.2 1.4 2.4 1.1 0.6
Brain and other nervous system 11.6 5.8 1.6 10.0 4.3 1.2 4.6 2.4 1.1 2.8 1.2 0.6
Thyroid 6.0 3.0 1.2 49.8 20.3 2.5 0.8 0.7 0.7 1.0 0.5 0.4
Hodgkin lymphoma 7.0 3.3 1.2 5.6 2.2 0.8 1.0 0.7 0.7 1.0 0.4 0.3
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 39.0 23.9 3.7 34.2 14.9 2.3 10.0 7.2 2.2 8.2 4.0 1.3
Myeloma 11.4 7.0 1.9 14.2 6.9 1.6 4.0 2.7 1.3 3.0 1.5 0.8
Leukemias 20.4 11.8 2.6 19.2 8.3 1.7 8.8 5.6 1.9 8.4 4.0 1.2

Notes

  • Incidence data are provisional, November 2014.
  • 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.