Table 2.

Cancer incidence rates and 95% confidence intervals among Hispanic, non-Hispanic White, and non-Hispanic Black women, and respective incidence ratios. Florida 1999 to 2001

HispanicsNH WhitesNH BlacksIR (Hispanics/NH Whites)IR (Hispanics/NH Blacks)
All sites376.2 (365.6-387.1)460.4 (455.6-465.4)382.0 (369.4-395.0)0.81
Breast106.4 (100.8-112.3)140.4 (137.6-143.2)104.9 (98.5-111.7)0.81
Colon and rectum52.9 (49.0-57.1)48.9 (47.4-50.4)54.6 (49.8-59.7)1.11
Lung29.7 (26.7-32.8)69.8 (68.0-71.6)41.3 (37.2-45.8)0.40.7
Corpus uteri20.2 (17.8-22.8)21.5 (20.4-22.5)20.7 (17.8-23.9)0.91
Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma14.8 (12.8-17.1)17.0 (16.1-18.0)12.3 (10.2-14.8)0.91.2
Ovary14.6 (12.6-16.9)18.8 (17.8-19.8)11.6 (9.5-14.0)0.81.3
Cervix14.0 (12.0-16.2)10.5 (9.7-11.4)16.9 (14.4-19.6)1.30.8
Thyroid12.8 (10.9-14.9)10.9 (10.1-11.8)7.1 (5.5-8.9)1.21.8
Leukemia10.7 (9.0-12.8)11.6 (10.8-12.4)9.7 (7.8-12.0)0.91.1
    Acute lymphocytic leukemia1.6 (1.0-2.5)1.3 (1.0-1.7)0.8 (0.4-1.6)1.22
    Chronic lymphocytic leukemia2.4 (1.6-3.4)4.2 (3.8-4.7)2.5 (1.5-3.8)0.61
    Acute myeloid leukemia3.5 (2.6-4.7)3.2 (2.8-3.6)3.2 (2.2-4.6)1.11.1
    Chronic myeloid leukemia1.3 (0.7-2.1)1.3 (1.1-1.6)1.3 (0.6-2.2)11
Pancreas10.3 (8.6-12.2)9.8 (9.2-10.5)12.5 (10.2-15.1)1.10.8
Kidney7.7 (6.2-9.4)8.7 (8.0-9.3)7.2 (5.5-9.1)0.91.1
Stomach6.7 (5.3-8.3)3.9 (3.5-4.4)9.6 (7.7-12.0)1.70.7
Oral cavity and pharynx6.6 (5.3-8.2)8.2 (7.6-8.9)6.6 (5.0-8.4)0.81
Brain and other nervous system6.3 (5.0-7.8)6.3 (5.6-6.9)3.5 (2.5-4.9)11.8
Bladder6.1 (4.8-7.7)7.6 (7.0-8.2)5.2 (3.7-8.0)0.81.2
Myeloma5.8 (4.6-7.3)4.1 (3.7-4.5)8.8 (6.9-11.0)1.40.7
Liver4.7 (3.6-6.1)2.5 (2.2-2.9)3.3 (2.2-4.6)1.91.4
Melanoma of the skin4.5 (3.4-5.8)17.7 (16.7-18.8)1.6 (0.9-2.7)0.32.8
Anus2.8 (1.9-3.9)2.0 (1.7-2.4)1.3 (0.7-2.3)1.42.2
Hodgkin disease2.3 (1.5-3.2)2.6 (2.2-3.1)1.7 (1.1-2.7)0.91.4
Gall bladder2.1 (1.4-3.1)1.1 (0.9-1.3)1.9 (1.1-3.0)1.91.1
Vulva1.7 (1.1-2.6)2.8 (2.4-3.2)1.7 (0.9-2.7)0.61
Esophagus1.5 (0.9-2.4)2.3 (2.0-2.7)3.8 (2.7-5.4)0.70.4
Vagina1.1 (0.6-1.8)0.7 (0.5-0.9)1.1 (0.5-2.0)1.61

NOTE: Rates are average annual per 100,000 age adjusted to the U.S. 2000 Standard Population. Hispanic ethnicity was derived from the Hispanic Origin Identification Algorithm.