Colorectal Cancer In New Jersey
1979-1997

Table 29
Colorectal Cancer Incidence And Incidence Rates
By Year And Subsite, White Males, New Jersey - 1979-1997*

YEAR SUBSITE
PROXIMAL COLON DISTAL COLON RECTUM ALL
Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate
1979 594 18.7 1078 33.7 711 21.9 2383 74.3
1980 612 19.1 1158 35.6 768 23.6 2538 78.2
1981 619 19.1 1109 33.7 729 22.0 2457 74.8
1982 604 18.2 1102 33.0 758 22.4 2464 73.6
1983 696 20.8 1099 32.7 760 22.5 2555 76.0
1984 727 21.5 1004 29.6 808 23.7 2539 74.8
1985 773 22.6 1022 29.5 947 27.2 2742 79.3
1986 791 22.9 995 28.6 881 25.2 2667 76.7
1987 842 24.1 1008 28.6 866 24.7 2716 77.3
1988 871 24.6 991 27.9 840 23.8 2702 76.4
1989 858 24.0 938 26.4 795 22.3 2591 72.7
1990 848 23.6 953 26.5 846 23.6 2647 73.6
1991 855 23.5 963 26.6 772 21.3 2590 71.3
1992 838 22.6 918 25.0 797 22.1 2553 69.6
1993 883 23.6 864 23.3 699 19.1 2446 66.0
1994 824 21.7 818 22.0 701 18.8 2343 62.5
1995 810 21.1 839 22.2 697 18.7 2346 62.0
1996 863 22.4 788 20.5 776 21.0 2427 63.9
1997 928 23.6 746 19.4 707 18.8 2381 61.8
TOTAL 14836 22.1 18393 27.3 14858 22.1 48087 71.5


*Incidence rates - per 100,000 residents, age-adjusted to the 1970 U.S. population.
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