Cancer Incidence for Brownsville & Ocean Hill, Kings (Brooklyn) County, 2014-2018

Source: New York State Cancer Registry

Site of Cancer Males and Females Males Females
Average Annual Cases Rate per 100,000 Population 95% CI Average Annual Cases Rate per 100,000 Males 95% CI Average Annual Cases Rate per 100,000 Females 95% CI
All Invasive Malignant Tumors 541.8 490.0 471.2-509.4 252.2 591.1 556.6-627.1 289.6 432.7 410.3-456.0
Oral cavity and pharynx 10.2 8.8 6.5-11.6 7.0 15.7 10.7-22.2 3.2 4.6 2.6-7.5
Esophagus 5.0 4.5 2.8-6.7 3.6 9.2 5.1-15.1 1.4 2.0 0.8-4.2
Stomach 11.4 10.2 7.7-13.3 6.4 14.2 9.5-20.3 5.0 7.6 4.9-11.3
Colorectal 45.0 42.1 36.6-48.1 22.2 53.1 43.1-64.7 22.8 35.2 28.9-42.4
Colon excluding rectum 30.6 28.4 24.0-33.4 15.0 35.0 27.2-44.4 15.6 24.0 18.9-30.1
Rectum & rectosigmoid 14.4 13.7 10.6-17.3 7.2 18.1 12.3-25.6 7.2 11.2 7.8-15.5
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 16.6 14.3 11.3-17.8 11.8 25.4 19.1-33.2 4.8 6.9 4.4-10.4
Pancreas 14.0 13.1 10.1-16.6 7.0 16.4 11.2-23.2 7.0 10.9 7.5-15.2
Larynx 5.6 4.9 3.2-7.2 3.8 9.1 5.3-14.6 1.8 2.5 1.2-4.9
Lung and bronchus 57.0 52.8 46.6-59.5 26.6 66.5 54.8-79.8 30.4 45.4 38.4-53.4
Melanoma of the skin 1.6 1.5 0.6-2.9 0.8 1.8 0.5-4.6 0.8 1.2 0.3-3.1
Female breast             81.6 119.7 108.2-132.1
Cervix uteri             10.8 16.3 12.2-21.3
Corpus uterus and NOS             26.0 38.4 32.0-45.7
Ovary             8.4 12.1 8.7-16.5
Prostate       89.2 203.4 183.7-224.5      
Testis       1.8 3.4 1.5-6.7      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 8.4 8.2 5.8-11.1 6.0 16.3 10.5-23.9 2.4 3.9 2.0-6.9
Kidney and renal pelvis 20.6 18.0 14.6-21.9 12.2 27.4 20.5-35.7 8.4 12.4 8.8-16.8
Brain and other central nervous system 6.0 5.0 3.4-7.3 3.2 6.6 3.6-11.0 2.8 4.0 2.2-6.8
Thyroid 10.6 9.6 7.1-12.5 1.8 3.9 1.7-7.4 8.8 13.3 9.6-17.9
Hodgkin lymphoma 5.0 4.3 2.8-6.3 2.8 5.6 3.0-9.6 2.2 3.2 1.6-5.8
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 22.6 20.9 17.1-25.2 10.8 26.0 19.1-34.4 11.8 17.7 13.4-22.9
Myeloma 17.4 16.4 13.0-20.3 6.6 18.2 12.1-25.9 10.8 16.0 11.9-21.0
Leukemias 12.8 11.7 8.9-15.1 6.0 14.6 9.4-21.4 6.8 10.3 7.1-14.5

Notes

  • Incidence data are provisional, November 2020.
  • 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 per year are unstable and should be used with caution. NOS = Not otherwise specified.
  • NYC neighborhoods were defined in terms of Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs). PUMAs approximate NYC Community Districts (CDs).
  • For more information about PUMAs, please refer to http://www1.nyc.gov/site/planning/data-maps/nyc-population/geographic-reference.page.