FIGURE 2-21 Percentage distribution of stage at diagnosis of breast cancer, by race and ethnicity, 1996 to 2000. Hispanics/Latinos are not mutually exclusive from whites, African Americans, Asian/Pacific Islander, and American Indians/Alaskan Natives.

SOURCE: ACS (2004a).

TABLE 2-2 Age-Standardized Incidence and Death Ratesa for Breast Cancer (Female) by Race and Ethnicity, U.S., 1997 to 2001

Race/Ethnicity

Incidence

Mortality

White

141.7

26.4

African American

119.9

35.4

Asian/Pacific Islander

96.8

12.6

American Indian/Alaskan Native

54.2

13.6

Hispanic/Latinob

89.6

17.3

aRates are per 100,000 and age-adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population.

bHispanics/Latinos are not mutually exclusive from whites and other groups shown.

SOURCE: ACS (2005a).



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