Colorectal Cancer In New Jersey
1979-1997

Table 26
Colorectal Cancer Stage At Diagnosis By Year
White Females, New Jersey - 1979-1997*

YEAR TOTAL STAGE AT DIAGNOSIS
in situ LOCALIZED REGIONAL DISTANT UNKNOWN
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
1979 2507 54 2.2 783 31.2 79 3.2 64 2.6 1527 60.9
1980 2488 55 2.2 801 32.2 172 6.9 95 3.8 1365 54.9
1981 2639 65 2.5 819 31.0 425 16.1 164 6.2 1166 44.2
1982 2530 101 4.0 797 31.5 479 18.9 205 8.1 948 37.5
1983 2628 86 3.3 892 33.9 632 24.0 305 11.6 713 27.1
1984 2647 123 4.6 800 30.2 858 32.4 430 16.2 436 16.5
1985 2795 155 5.5 800 28.6 1008 36.1 480 17.2 352 12.6
1986 2699 147 5.4 824 30.5 970 35.9 437 16.2 321 11.9
1987 2736 149 5.4 831 30.4 1009 36.9 449 16.4 298 10.9
1988 2747 147 5.4 854 31.1 952 34.7 463 16.9 331 12.0
1989 2818 196 7.0 802 28.5 1012 35.9 461 16.4 347 12.3
1990 2755 188 6.8 793 28.8 1002 36.4 445 16.2 327 11.9
1991 2726 179 6.6 775 28.4 1009 37.0 415 15.2 348 12.8
1992 2628 179 6.8 759 28.9 975 37.1 374 14.2 341 13.0
1993 2586 166 6.4 772 29.9 929 35.9 377 14.6 342 13.2
1994 2554 198 7.8 683 26.7 912 35.7 390 15.3 371 14.5
1995 2533 191 7.5 764 30.2 889 35.1 412 16.3 277 10.9
1996 2553 169 6.6 771 30.2 976 38.2 364 14.3 273 10.7
1997 2582 208 8.1 775 30.0 989 38.3 375 14.5 235 9.1
TOTAL 50151 2756 5.5 15095 30.1 15277 30.5 6705 13.4 10318 20.6

*Includes invasive and in situ colorectal cancer cases. Source: New Jersey State Cancer Registry.
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