Cancer Incidence for Brownsville & Ocean Hill, Brooklyn, 2011-2015

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 517.8 489.0 469.7-508.9 244.2 595.6 560.0-632.8 273.6 425.9 403.2-449.5
Oral cavity and pharynx 8.8 7.5 5.4-10.1 6.0 12.4 8.3-17.8 2.8 4.1 2.2-7.0
Esophagus 5.0 4.5 2.9-6.8 4.0 10.5 6.0-16.8 1.0 1.3 0.4-3.2
Stomach 11.0 11.2 8.3-14.6 6.0 16.5 10.8-24.0 5.0 8.2 5.2-12.1
Colorectal 45.6 44.3 38.5-50.7 22.2 54.7 44.2-66.8 23.4 37.6 31.0-45.2
Colon excluding rectum 32.2 32.0 27.0-37.5 15.0 37.5 28.9-47.7 17.2 28.1 22.4-34.9
Rectum & rectosigmoid 13.4 12.4 9.5-15.8 7.2 17.2 11.6-24.5 6.2 9.5 6.4-13.5
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 15.6 14.5 11.3-18.2 10.2 22.9 16.7-30.6 5.4 8.6 5.6-12.6
Pancreas 15.0 15.3 11.9-19.3 7.0 19.1 12.9-27.0 8.0 13.2 9.4-18.1
Larynx 6.0 5.3 3.6-7.7 4.2 9.5 5.7-14.8 1.8 2.7 1.2-5.1
Lung and bronchus 55.8 54.3 47.9-61.3 28.6 74.3 61.5-88.7 27.2 43.2 36.1-51.3
Melanoma of the skin 2.0 1.8 0.9-3.4 1.4 3.0 1.2-6.4 0.6 1.0 0.2-2.9
Female breast             82.6 125.9 113.9-138.9
Cervix uteri             8.2 12.7 9.0-17.2
Corpus uterus and NOS             25.4 38.6 32.0-46.0
Ovary             7.0 10.3 7.1-14.4
Prostate       88.8 209.5 189.3-231.3      
Testis       0.8 1.4 0.4-4.0      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 10.8 11.7 8.6-15.3 7.2 22.9 15.3-32.6 3.6 6.4 3.7-10.1
Kidney and renal pelvis 16.0 14.6 11.5-18.3 8.8 19.2 13.7-26.0 7.2 11.3 7.8-15.7
Brain and other nervous system 5.0 4.4 2.8-6.7 2.4 5.2 2.5-9.5 2.6 3.9 2.1-6.8
Thyroid 10.2 9.2 6.8-12.1 1.2 2.5 0.9-5.7 9.0 13.6 9.9-18.2
Hodgkin lymphoma 4.4 3.6 2.3-5.6 2.4 4.4 2.3-8.0 2.0 3.0 1.4-5.5
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 21.2 20.4 16.6-24.9 9.8 25.2 18.2-34.0 11.4 17.7 13.3-23.0
Myeloma 11.8 11.5 8.7-14.9 4.2 12.0 7.0-19.0 7.6 11.7 8.3-16.2
Leukemias 10.6 9.5 7.1-12.6 6.8 16.3 10.8-23.6 3.8 5.7 3.4-9.0

Notes

  • Incidence data are provisional, November 2017.
  • 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.