Cancer Incidence and Mortality among Hispanics, 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 704.2 461.7 16.6 722.0 332.8 11.1 235.2 174.6 10.9 217.4 106.8 6.5
Oral cavity and pharynx 26.4 16.5 3.0 8.8 4.2 1.3 7.0 4.3 1.5 2.2 1.0 0.6
Esophagus 8.0 6.1 2.0 4.2 2.0 0.9 6.6 4.0 1.4 2.2 1.1 0.7
Stomach 24.8 17.8 3.4 20.2 9.7 1.9 10.8 8.1 2.4 7.6 3.6 1.2
Colorectal 79.6 54.1 5.8 73.4 35.6 3.7 27.0 19.7 3.6 29.4 15.1 2.5
Colon excluding rectum 51.8 36.7 4.8 52.4 25.9 3.2 24.4 17.7 3.4 25.2 13.0 2.3
Rectum & rectosigmoid 27.8 17.4 3.2 21.0 9.7 1.9 2.6 2.0 1.2 4.2 2.0 0.9
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 34.6 20.6 3.3 11.0 5.1 1.4 22.2 14.4 2.9 8.6 4.1 1.3
Pancreas 19.2 12.8 2.8 20.2 10.3 2.0 14.4 10.1 2.5 15.4 8.0 1.8
Larynx 12.2 7.4 2.0 3.0 1.3 0.7 4.2 2.8 1.3 0.6 0.3 0.3
Lung and bronchus 70.8 51.3 5.8 54.6 26.3 3.2 48.0 36.3 5.0 33.0 16.4 2.6
Melanoma of the skin 3.4 2.4 1.2 5.0 2.4 1.0 1.0 0.6 0.5 1.0 0.5 0.5
Female breast       196.0 89.0 5.7       34.0 16.2 2.5
Cervix uteri       26.6 11.6 2.0       7.8 3.4 1.1
Corpus uterus and NOS       59.8 26.6 3.1       11.0 5.2 1.4
Ovary       19.0 8.4 1.7       11.4 5.5 1.5
Prostate 203.6 135.7 8.9       30.2 30.6 5.2      
Testis 10.6 4.0 1.1       0.6 0.2 0.2      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 25.6 20.8 3.9 12.0 6.1 1.6 3.0 3.4 1.8 2.8 1.5 0.8
Kidney and renal pelvis 21.8 12.6 2.5 17.4 7.8 1.7 5.8 3.9 1.5 2.6 1.3 0.7
Brain and other nervous system 12.4 6.4 1.8 10.4 4.5 1.2 5.6 3.3 1.4 2.6 1.1 0.6
Thyroid 7.6 3.8 1.3 45.0 18.8 2.5 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.4 0.4
Hodgkin lymphoma 6.6 3.2 1.2 6.2 2.4 0.9 1.0 0.6 0.6 1.4 0.6 0.4
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 37.8 23.7 3.7 34.0 15.4 2.4 9.6 6.8 2.1 9.4 4.9 1.4
Myeloma 11.4 6.7 1.8 12.6 6.3 1.6 4.2 2.7 1.2 3.0 1.5 0.8
Leukemias 22.2 13.6 2.9 17.8 7.9 1.7 8.6 5.3 1.8 8.8 4.3 1.3

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.