Table 1.

Cancer incidence in the U.S. active-duty military population and the SEER program for breast, lung, prostate, colorectal, testicular, and cervical cancers; ages 20 to 59 years; 1990-2004; by race and gender

Cancer siteACTUR
SEER
ACTUR:SEER
Whites
Blacks
Whites
Blacks
Whites
Blacks
CountRate*Rate 95% CICountRate*Rate 95% CICountRate*Rate 95% CICountRate*Rate 95% CIIRRIRR 95% CIIRRIRR 95% CI
Men
    Colorectum5133.493.19-3.801464.894.06-5.8317,6424.224.09-4.352,6935.314.95-5.680.830.75-0.910.920.75-1.11
    Lung2771.851.63-2.08702.491.91-3.2020,6823.173.08-3.274,9577.216.83-7.600.580.51-0.660.350.26-0.45
    Prostate6894.324.00-4.6522110.028.64-11.5735,1752.031.99-2.087,5764.804.60-5.012.121.95-2.302.091.77-2.43
    Testis1,75612.6312.05-13.23701.971.54-2.509,31813.1112.79-13.432432.171.87-2.520.960.91-1.020.910.67-1.21
Women
    Colorectum493.262.41-4.31304.523.01-6.5213,0513.413.29-3.532,7065.034.69-5.390.960.69-1.270.900.58-1.31
    Lung301.991.34-2.84254.702.78-7.3317,4132.892.80-2.993,0314.273.99-4.560.690.45-0.981.100.62-1.73
    Breast54336.4433.43-39.6432145.8740.65-51.6195,05830.6230.29-30.9612,54333.4132.54-34.311.191.09-1.301.371.21-1.55
    Cervical1137.316.02-8.80303.422.30-4.909,3087.927.70-8.141,7327.977.47-8.490.920.75-1.110.430.28-0.62
  • Abbreviation: IRR, incidence rate ratio.

  • * Rates are per 100,000 person-years and age-adjusted to active-duty military population with ages 20 to 59 years.