Table 1.

Colorectal cancer incidence by race, gender, age group, anatomic subsite, stage, grade, and histology for 9 SEER areas (1975-2002)

Variable
Male/Female
Black/White
TotalWhite males
White females
Black males
Black females
White
Black
Male
Female
Number
Rate
SE
Number
Rate
SE
Number
Rate
SE
Number
Rate
SE
RR
RR
RR
RR
147,73270.800.20148,81051.200.1012,97172.700.7014,36856.600.501.381.281.031.11
Age at diagnosis (y)
    <20500.060.01570.080.01120.100.0350.040.020.832.381.510.53
    20-241260.610.051090.540.05170.550.13200.610.141.120.910.911.12
    25-293141.410.082641.230.08571.850.25732.100.251.150.881.311.70
    30-347333.280.126272.880.121073.640.351394.150.351.140.881.111.44
    35-391,3516.530.181,1845.820.172439.470.612699.150.561.121.041.451.57
    40-442,40413.030.272,20011.920.2541018.840.9341116.420.811.091.151.451.38
    45-494,37427.180.413,87123.880.3865337.001.4566932.781.271.141.131.361.37
    50-547,91655.740.636,42244.050.551,04872.852.251,04362.121.921.271.171.311.41
    55-5912,667102.910.919,68874.820.761,394120.153.221,36799.522.691.381.211.171.33
    60-6418,132171.351.2713,674117.981.011,838194.464.541,663142.593.501.451.361.131.21
    65-6923,176260.741.7118,461173.851.281,967252.485.692,048201.254.451.501.250.971.16
    70-7425,081356.862.2522,627243.641.621,907348.627.982,077263.125.771.461.320.981.08
    75-7922,929456.813.0224,736323.712.061,649447.4011.021,935327.967.461.411.360.981.01
    80+28,486573.353.4344,890427.402.021,669525.2512.972,649398.537.741.341.320.920.93
Anatomic site
    Proximal35,34717.520.1045,16315.350.073,53320.490.374,49117.940.271.141.141.171.17
    Transverse18,0028.840.0720,2346.910.051,94611.180.272,1678.530.191.281.311.261.24
    Distal43,04820.320.1040,04513.910.073,57419.930.363,97715.530.251.461.280.981.12
    Rectum46,50421.620.1037,30412.990.073,36517.680.333,09511.930.221.661.480.820.92
    Other/unknown4,8382.500.046,0642.020.035533.400.166382.650.111.241.281.361.31
Historic stage
    Localized57,08327.200.1254,57518.780.084,38324.570.404,80318.910.281.451.300.901.01
    Regional53,21325.280.1155,87019.280.084,43424.130.395,04119.610.281.311.230.951.02
    Distant28,05113.270.0827,3349.460.063,14417.500.343,33212.950.231.401.351.321.37
    Other/unknown9,3925.050.0511,0313.650.041,0106.470.221,1925.110.151.381.271.281.40
Grade
    Low91,27943.640.1586,90629.970.107,95744.520.548,82634.690.381.461.281.021.16
    High22,02610.460.0725,8788.900.061,5518.370.231,7606.790.161.181.230.800.76
    Other/unknown34,43416.700.0936,02612.300.073,46319.790.363,78215.110.251.361.311.191.23
Histology
    Nonmucinous133,71064.110.18132,75545.650.1311,63465.380.6512,86450.730.451.401.291.021.11
    Mucinous13,7936.580.0615,9015.460.041,3127.200.221,4735.740.151.211.251.091.05
    Other/unknown2360.100.011540.060.00250.100.027360.110.021.87(0.87)0.962.07
  • NOTE: Rate, incidence rate per 100,000 person-years were age-adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population; SE, standard error; RR, rate ratio (most RRs were statistically significant at the 95% confidence level; nonsignificant RRs shown in boldface); nonmucinous and mucinous adenocarcinoma.