Table 2.

Average annual AAIR and IRR of ALL in California Hispanic and White adults diagnosed at ≥20 y of age, by SES and race/ethnicity (1998-2002)

Race/ethnicitySESNAAIR* (95% CI)IRR (95% CI
Hispanic§High/Middle1281.19 (0.97-1.45)1.00
Low2871.58 (1.38-1.81)1.33 (1.04-1.70)
White§High/Middle3540.74 (0.66-0.82)1.00
Low1020.67 (0.54-0.81)0.90 (0.71-1.13)
  • NOTE: ICD-O-3 codes 9835 to 9837.

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

  • Ninety-five percent confidence interval.

  • IRRs using high/middle SES as the reference group.

  • § White and Hispanic are mutually exclusive groupings of ethnicity.