Childhood Cancer Mortality, New York City, 2007-2011

Source: New York State Cancer Registry

Cause of Death Ages 0-4 Ages 5-9 Ages 10-14 Ages 15-19 Combined Ages 0-14 Combined Ages 0-19
Avg Annual Deaths Rate per 1,000,000 Avg Annual Deaths Rate per 1,000,000 Avg Annual Deaths Rate per 1,000,000 Avg Annual Deaths Rate per 1,000,000 Avg Annual Deaths Rate per 1,000,000 95% CI (+/-) Avg Annual Deaths Rate per 1,000,000 95% CI (+/-)
All Invasive Malignant Tumors 12.4 23.8 15.0 32.2 12.8 26.9 18.6 35.0 40.2 27.7 3.8 58.8 29.6 3.4
Bones & joints 0.0 0.0 1.0 2.1 1.0 2.1 3.2 6.0 2.0 1.4 0.9 5.2 2.6 1.0
Soft tissue (including heart) 1.0 1.9 1.2 2.6 0.6 1.3 1.0 1.9 2.8 1.9 1.0 3.8 1.9 0.9
Kidney and renal pelvis 0.4 0.8 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.8 0.6 1.1 0.8 0.5 0.5 1.4 0.7 0.5
Malignant brain / other nervous system 3.4 6.5 5.4 11.6 3.2 6.7 2.4 4.5 12.0 8.3 2.1 14.4 7.4 1.7
Hodgkin lymphoma 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 1.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 0.3 0.3
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 0.0 0.0 0.8 1.7 0.8 1.7 1.2 2.3 1.6 1.2 0.8 2.8 1.4 0.8
Leukemias 4.0 7.7 3.6 7.7 5.2 10.9 6.0 11.3 12.8 8.8 2.2 18.8 9.4 1.9
Acute lymphocytic leukemia 1.6 3.1 1.8 3.9 2.0 4.2 2.2 4.1 5.4 3.7 1.4 7.6 3.8 1.2

Notes

  • Rates are per 1,000,000 children. Rates for 0-14 and 0-19 year age inervals are age-adjusted within these interval to the 2000 US standard population, with 95% confidence intervals.
  • Rates based on fewer than 4 deaths per year are unstable and should be used with caution.