Colorectal Cancer In New Jersey
1979-1997

Table 49
Male Colorectal Cancer Mortality And
Mortality Rates By Year And Race, New Jersey
1979-1997*

YEAR RACE
ALL WHITE BLACK OTHER UNKNOWN
Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Number
1979 1127 32.9 1045 33.0 77 31.8 3 2
1980 1185 34.0 1102 34.4 78 30.7 4 1
1981 1084 30.9 1007 31.1 72 28.1 3 2
1982 1069 29.8 983 30.0 80 29.9 6 0
1983 1195 33.0 1092 32.9 97 35.4 6 0
1984 1215 33.0 1109 32.9 100 34.6 5 1
1985 1213 32.2 1108 32.2 96 32.4 8 1
1986 1107 29.3 1014 29.4 90 31.7 2 1
1987 1156 30.2 1058 30.4 92 30.2 5 1
1988 1136 29.2 1034 29.3 94 29.0 8 0
1989 1097 28.0 985 27.7 97 30.3 12 3
1990 1122 28.5 1005 28.1 108 32.5 5 4
1991 1098 27.4 995 27.3 93 28.9 8 2
1992 1119 27.4 1018 27.7 88 25.7 7 6
1993 1070 25.8 943 25.3 113 31.7 12 2
1994 1101 26.1 1009 26.7 80 21.7 9 3
1995 1101 25.6 976 25.5 113 30.1 12 0
1996 1094 24.9 967 24.7 119 32.3 8 0
1997 968 21.9 863 22.1 100 26.1 5 0
TOTAL 21257 --- 19313 --- 1787 --- 128 29


*Mortality rates - per 100,000, age-adjusted to the 1970 U.S. population. Rates were not calculated for men of other or unknown race. Dashes indicate total rates that could not be calculated.
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