Table 1.

CRC incidence trends among young adults (20 to 49 y) by sex and race/ethnicity, 1992 to 2005

Race/ethnicitynLine segment 1
YearAPC*
All races combinedMen10,9131992-20051.5
Women9,7331992-20051.6
Non-Hispanic WhiteMen6,7481992-20052.0
Women5,6261992-20052.2
Non-Hispanic BlackMen1,4091992-2005−0.2
Women1,4561992-2005−0.6
HispanicMen1,3071992-20052.7
Women1,2501992-20051.1
Asian American/Pacific IslanderMen1,2841992-20051.2
Women1,2391992-20050.6
  • NOTE: Trends were analyzed by Joinpoint Regression Program, Version 3.0, with a maximum of three joinpoints (i.e., four line segments).

  • * APC based on incidence rates age-adjusted to the 2000 US standard population.

  • The APC is significantly different from zero (P < 0.05).