Table 1

Connecticut cancer incidence rates among women for breast cancer, Hodgkin’s disease, and stomach cancer (cases per 100,000 women-years) and 95% CIs, among women, by age and birth cohort, 1870–1998

Cancer birth cohortAge (years)
10–1415–1920–2425–2930–3435–3940–4445–49
Breast cancer
 1870–1874
 1890–189488.8 (77.8–99.8)
 1910–19145.6 (3.2–8.1)17.5 (13.2–21.7)50.4 (43.3–57.5)103.9 (93.7–114.1)133.3 (121.9–144.7)
 1930–19340 (0.0–1.1)0.3 (0.0–1.7)2.4 (1.1–4.6)6.7 (4.4–9.8)24.1 (19.5–28.7)57.3 (50.4–64.3)128.0 (117.6–138.4)190.2 (177.4–203.0)
 1950–19540 (0.0–0.6)0.3 (0.0–1.4)1.3 (0.6–2.6)8.0 (5.7–10.3)24.0 (15.4–32.6)85.7 (69.6–101.9)165.2 (142.8–187.6)277.4 (247.1–307.8)
 1970–19740 (0.0–3.0)0 (0.0–2.9)2.4 (0.5–7.1)17.2 (10.5–26.6)
Hodgkin’s disease
 1870–1874
 1890–18942.5 (1.0–5.1)
 1910–19140.6 (0.1–2.2)2.7 (1.3–4.9)2.1 (0.9–4.1)1.3 (0.4–3.0)2.8 (1.4–5.0)
 1930–19340.3 (0.0–1.6)2.4 (1.0–4.8)1.1 (0.3–2.8)3.5 (1.9–5.9)2.9 (1.6–5.0)3.3 (1.9–5.5)2.6 (1.4–4.6)2.9 (1.6–5.0)
 1950–19540.5 (0.1–1.5)5.5 (3.6–7.4)4.9 (3.1–6.6)5.5 (3.6–7.4)3.2 (0.9–8.2)2.4 (0.5–7.0)6.3 (2.7–12.5)0.9 (0.0–4.8)
 1970–19742.4 (0.5–7.0)5.5 (2.2–11.4)7.3 (3.3–13.8)9.5 (4.7–16.9)
Stomach cancer
 1870–1874
 1890–189413.1 (8.9–17.4)
 1910–19140.3 (0.0–1.7)1.9 (0.8–3.9)3.9 (2.2–6.5)4.4 (2.6–7.1)7.6 (4.9–10.3)
 1930–19340 (0.0–1.1)0 (0.0–1.1)0 (0.0–1.0)0.2 (0.0–1.4)1.1 (0.4–2.6)1.5 (0.6–3.2)2.4 (1.2–4.3)3.1 (1.7–5.3)
 1950–19540 (0.0–0.6)0 (0.0–0.7)0 (0.0–0.6)0 (0.0–2.9)0.0 (0.0–2.9)1.6 (0.2–5.7)2.4 (0.5–6.9)2.6 (0.5–7.6)
 1970–19740 (0.0–3.0)0 (0.0–2.9)0 (0.0–3.0)0 (0.0–3.2)
Cancer birth cohortAge (years)
50–5455–5960–6465–6970–7475–7980–8485+
Breast cancer
 1870–1874199.2 (175.1–223.3)228.9 (200.5–257.3)255.2 (221.1–289.4)383.0 (329.6–436.3)392.9 (331.5–454.4)
 1890–1894102.2 (90.3–114.2)151.0 (136.0–166.1)186.6 (169.3–203.9)225.0 (205.7–244.3)253.9 (231.8–275.9)329.1 (300.7–357.1)353.2 (319.5–387.0)398.5 (361.6–435.3)
 1910–1914161.6 (148.8–174.4)208.5 (193.8–223.1)241.1 (224.8–257.3)307.1 (288.0–326.3)393.9 (341.6–446.1)487.9 (425.5–550.3)627.8 (546.8–708.8)425.7 (362.3–489.1)
 1930–1934194.7 (166.1–223.3)303.6 (266.9–340.2)441.3 (394.7–487.8)514.9 (462.0–567.8)
 1950–1954
 1970–1974
Hodgkin’s disease
 1870–18742.3 (0.5–6.7)0.9 (0.0–5.1)3.6 (0.7–10.4)5.8 (1.2–17.0)5.0 (0.6–18.1)
 1890–18942.2 (0.8–4.8)3.1 (1.4–6.2)5.4 (2.9–9.3)0.9 (0.1–3.1)4.5 (2.1–8.5)5.7 (2.6–10.9)10.1 (5.2–17.6)3.5 (1.0–9.1)
 1910–19142.6 (1.3–4.8)4.3 (2.4–6.9)4.6 (2.6–7.4)3.7 (1.9–6.5)9.0 (2.9–21.1)4.2 (0.5–15.0)10.9 (3.0–27.8)4.9 (0.6–17.8)
 1930–19340.0 (0.0–4.0)0.0 (0.0–4.2)3.8 (0.8–11.2)2.8 (0.3–10.2)
 1950–1954
 1970–1974
Stomach cancer
 1870–1874105.7 (88.1–123.3)122.3 (101.5–143.0)161.5 (134.3–188.6)177.9 (141.6–214.3)207.7 (163.0–252.4)
 1890–189429.2 (22.8–35.6)37.2 (29.7–44.6)42.5 (34.2–50.7)53.7 (44.3–63.1)65.0 (53.8–76.1)65.6 (52.9–78.2)83.9 (67.5–100.3)74.5 (58.6–90.5)
 1910–191413.2 (9.5–16.8)12.8 (9.2–16.4)18.5 (14.0–23.0)25.4 (19.9–30.9)41.6 (26.3–62.4)62.3 (40.0–84.6)43.5 (24.9–70.6)66.4 (41.4–91.5)
 1930–19343.3 (0.7–9.6)9.2 (4.0–18.1)10.2 (4.4–20.2)15.6 (7.8–27.8)
 1950–1954
 1970–1974