Colorectal Cancer In New Jersey
1979-1997

Table 36
Age-Specific Colorectal Cancer Incidence And Incidence Rates
By Subsite, Black Females, New Jersey - 1979-1997*

AGE-GROUP SUBSITE
PROXIMAL COLON DISTAL COLON RECTUM ALL SITES
Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate
less than 20 1 - 0 - 1 - 2 -
20-24 2 - 3 - 3 - 8 -
25-29 11 - 5 - 2 - 18 -
30-34 15 - 8 - 10 - 33 3.6
35-39 23 2.8 30 3.7 21 2.6 74 9.0
40-44 41 5.8 52 7.4 33 4.7 126 17.9
45-49 85 14.4 98 16.6 51 8.7 234 39.7
50-54 94 18.9 126 25.4 68 13.7 288 58.0
55-59 142 32.8 176 40.7 105 24.3 423 97.8
60-64 187 51.6 211 58.2 110 30.4 508 140.1
65-69 243 79.6 263 86.2 155 50.8 661 216.6
70-74 237 105.3 247 109.8 127 56.4 611 271.5
75-79 219 135.3 200 123.5 110 68.0 529 326.8
80-84 195 206.3 161 170.3 70 74.0 426 450.6
85+ 159 200.4 146 184.0 63 79.4 368 463.7
TOTAL 1654 15.8 1726 16.5 929 8.9 4309 41.1

*Incidence rates - per 100,000 population. Includes invasive cancer cases. Does not include in situ colorectal cancer cases. Rates were not calculated for numbers of cases fewer than twenty or for cases of unknown age. Source: New Jersey State Cancer Registry
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