Table 1.

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

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SexAge group, yNativityCases (N)Ratea95% CIRate ratio (95% CI)Cases (N)Ratea95% CIRate ratio (95% CI)
MaleAllU.S.-born1,0728.3(7.7–8.8)Reference3872.8(2.5–3.1)Reference
Foreign-born1,69810.3(9.7–10.8)1.2 (1.1–1.4)4112.5(2.3–2.8)0.9 (0.8–1.1)
25–39U.S.-born721.1(0.8–1.4)Reference270.4(0.3–0.6)Reference
Foreign-born1751.2(1.0–1.4)1.1 (0.9–1.5)350.3(0.2–0.4)0.6 (0.4–1.1)
40–59U.S.-born2475.5(4.8–6.2)Reference1493.3(2.8–3.9)Reference
Foreign-born4936.3(5.8–6.9)1.2 (1.0–1.4)1241.6(1.4–2.0)0.5 (0.4–0.6)
60+U.S.-born74639.8(36.7–43.1)Reference20910.8(9.3–12.5)Reference
Foreign-born1,02150.3(47.1–53.6)1.3 (1.1–1.4)25212.3(10.8–14.0)1.1 (0.9–1.4)
FemaleAllU.S.-born7915.1(4.8–5.5)Reference1290.8(0.7–1.0)Reference
Foreign-born1,4746.8(6.4–7.1)1.3 (1.2–1.4)2111.0(0.9–1.2)1.2 (1.0–1.6)
25–39U.S.-born480.7(0.5–0.9)Reference90.1(0.1–0.3)Reference
Foreign-born1481.2(1.0–1.4)1.8 (1.3–2.5)160.1(0.1–0.2)1.0 (0.4–2.6)
40–59U.S.-born1853.8(3.3–4.4)Reference350.7(0.5–1.0)Reference
Foreign-born4014.9(4.4–5.4)1.3 (1.1–1.5)490.6(0.5–0.8)0.8 (0.5–1.3)
60+U.S.-born55124.0(21.9–26.1)Reference853.5(2.8–4.4)Reference
Foreign-born91731.4(29.4–33.5)1.3 (1.2–1.5)1424.8(4.1–5.7)1.4 (1.0–1.8)

aRates are per 100,000 person-years and age-adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population.