Table 1.

Selected characteristics of women diagnosed with invasive breast cancer between 2010–2011, by race/ethnicitya

Non-Hispanic whiteAfrican AmericanHispanic whiteAsian/Pacific IslanderAmerican Indian/Alaska Native
n = 72,623n = 10,874n = 9,944n = 8,068n = 555
n (%)n (%)n (%)n (%)n (%)
Age
 20–4912,784 (17.6)2,923 (26.9)3,277 (33.0)2,340 (29.0)146 (26.3)
 50–6427,120 (37.3)4,392 (40.4)3,850 (38.7)3,336 (41.3)239 (43.1)
 65–7417,396 (24.0)2,151 (19.8)1,690 (17.0)1,449 (18.0)112 (20.2)
 75+15,323 (21.1)1,408 (12.9)1,127 (11.3)943 (11.7)58 (10.5)
Marital status
 Single8,239 (11.3)3,201 (29.4)1,814 (18.2)1,068 (13.2)104 (18.7)
 Married40,831 (56.2)3,686 (33.9)5,359 (53.9)5,167 (64.0)245 (44.1)
 Separated/divorced/unmarried8,408 (11.6)1,790 (16.5)1,265 (12.7)615 (7.6)67 (12.1)
 Widowed11,460 (15.8)1,540 (14.2)994 (10.0)870 (10.8)62 (11.2)
 Unknown3,685 (5.1)657 (6.0)512 (5.1)348 (4.3)77 (13.9)
Health insurance status
 Insured65,345 (90.0)8,128 (74.7)6,967 (70.1)6,663 (82.6)321 (57.8)
 Any Medicaid5,200 (7.2)2,257 (20.8)2,475 (24.9)1,120 (13.9)203 (36.6)
 Uninsured850 (1.2)339 (3.1)380 (3.8)155 (1.9)5 (0.9)
 Unknown1,228 (1.7)150 (1.4)122 (1.2)130 (1.6)26 (4.7)
Breast cancer subtypes
 HR+/HER255,179 (76.0)6,605 (60.7)6,830 (68.7)5,792 (71.8)396 (71.4)
 Triple negative7,745 (10.7)2,458 (22.6)1,395 (14.0)784 (9.7)66 (11.9)
 HR+/HER2+6,842 (9.4)1,190 (10.9)1,155 (11.6)962 (11.9)67 (12.1)
 HR/HER2+2,857 (3.9)621 (5.7)564 (5.7)530 (6.6)26 (4.7)
Tumor size
 <2 cm42,842 (59.0)5,047 (46.4)4,798 (48.3)4,239 (52.5)280 (50.5)
 2–4.9 cm22,991 (31.7)4,140 (38.1)3,908 (39.3)2,988 (37.0)200 (36.0)
 ≥5 cm5,919 (8.2)1,452 (13.4)1,111 (11.2)748 (9.3)67 (12.1)
 Unknown871 (1.2)235 (2.2)127 (1.3)93 (1.2)8 (1.4)
  • aVariables were analyzed as categorized in the table and unknowns were treated as separate categories whenever appropriate.