Table 1.

Average annual AAIR and IRR of ALL in California according to gender, race/ethnicity, and age group

(A) Average annual AAIR and IRR of ALL* in California males by race/ethnicity and age group (1988-2004)
NAAIR (95% CI)IRR§ (95% CI)
Ages 0-19
    White1,2923.68 (3.48-3.89)1.00
    African American1131.66 (1.37-1.99)0.45 (0.37-0.55)
    Hispanic1,7154.77 (4.55-5.01)1.30 (1.21-1.40)
    Asian/PI/AI/AN,2873.00 (2.66-3.37)0.82 (0.72-0.93)
Ages 20-54
    White4410.60 (0.55-0.66)1.00
    African American540.57 (0.43-0.75)0.95 (0.70-1.26)
    Hispanic5331.20 (1.09-1.32)1.99 (1.74-2.28)
    Asian/PI/AI/AN,1150.70 (0.57-0.84)1.16 (0.93-1.43)
Ages 55+
    White4741.57 (1.43-1.72)1.00
    African American190.82 (0.48-1.32)0.52 (0.30-0.85)
    Hispanic1061.68 (1.35-2.06)1.07 (0.84-1.34)
    Asian/PI/AI/AN,541.27 (0.95-1.68)0.81 (0.59-1.09)

(B) Average annual AAIR and IRR of ALL* in California females by race/ethnicity and age group (1988-2004)
Ages 0-19
    White9542.86 (2.68-3.04)1.00
    African American971.48 (1.20-1.80)0.52 (0.42-0.64)
    Hispanic1,2533.65 (3.45-3.86)1.28 (1.17-1.39)
    Asian/PI/AI/AN,2222.46 (2.15-2.80)0.86 (0.74-1.00)
Ages 20-54
    White3100.43 (0.39-0.49)1.00
    African American430.44 (0.32-0.60)1.01 (0.71-1.40)
    Hispanic3110.83 (0.73-0.93)1.91 (1.61-2.25)
    Asian/PI/AI/AN,870.50 (0.40-0.61)1.15 (0.89-1.46)
Ages 55+
    White4571.13 (1.03-1.24)1.00
    African American250.79 (0.51-1.18)0.70 (0.45-1.05)
    Hispanic1672.08 (1.77-2.43)1.84 (1.52-2.21)
    Asian/PI/AI/AN,460.82 (0.60-1.10)0.73 (0.52-0.99)
  • * ICD-O-3 codes 9835 to 9837.

  • Rates are expressed per 100,000 population and age-adjusted according to the percentage of distribution in 5-year age groups.

  • Ninety-five percent confidence interval.

  • § IRRs using Whites as the reference group.

  • Asian/Pacific Islanders/American Indians/Alaskan Natives.

  • White, African American, Hispanic, and Asian/PI/AI/AN are mutually exclusive groupings of race and ethnicity.