Table 2.

Case counts and age-adjusted incidence rates of invasive first primary gastric cancer by histologic subtype, sex, age group, and nativity, and incidence rate ratios for foreign-born versus U.S.-born, in California Hispanics, 1988 to 2004

Intestinal typeDiffuse type
SexAge group, yNativityCases (N)Ratea95% CIRate ratio (95% CI)Cases (N)Ratea95% CIRate ratio (95% CI)
MaleAllU.S.-born1,2329.8(9.2–10.4)Reference3782.7(2.4–3.0)Reference
Foreign-born1,74411.4(10.9–12.0)1.2 (1.1–1.3)7123.3(3.1–3.6)1.2 (1.1–1.4)
25–39U.S.-born500.7(0.5–1.0)Reference310.5(0.3–0.6)Reference
Foreign-born1250.9(0.7–1.1)1.2 (0.9–1.7)1230.8(0.7–1.0)1.8 (1.2–2.9)
40–59U.S.-born2906.5(5.8–7.3)Reference1292.8(2.4–3.4)Reference
Foreign-born4445.9(5.4–6.5)0.9 (0.8–1.1)2993.7(3.3–4.2)1.3 (1.1–1.6)
60+U.S.-born88947.8(44.4–51.4)Reference21511.0(9.5–12.8)Reference
Foreign-born1,17458.5(55.1–62.1)1.2 (1.1–1.3)28113.1(11.5–14.8)1.2 (1.0–1.4)
FemaleAllU.S.-born6064.2(3.8–4.5)Reference3582.1(1.8–2.3)Reference
Foreign-born1,1836.0(5.6–6.4)1.4 (1.3–1.6)7853.0(2.7–3.2)1.4 (1.3–1.6)
25–39U.S.-born280.4(0.3–0.6)Reference390.5(0.4–0.7)Reference
Foreign-born680.6(0.4–0.7)1.4 (0.9–2.2)1381.1(1.0–1.3)2.1 (1.5–3.1)
40–59U.S.-born1082.2(1.8–2.7)Reference1312.7(2.3–3.2)Reference
Foreign-born2282.8(2.5–3.2)1.3 (1.0–1.6)3233.9(3.5–4.3)1.4 (1.2–1.8)
60+U.S.-born47021.0(19.1–23.1)Reference1867.4(6.3–8.6)Reference
Foreign-born88530.9(28.9–33.1)1.5 (1.3–1.7)31310.0(8.9–11.2)1.4 (1.1–1.6)
  • aRates are per 100,000 person-years and age-adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population.