Table 2.

AA cancer mortality statistics by cancer site, ranked by (directly) age-adjusted mortality rates

All cancer sites - Male (2003–2011)All cancer sites - Female (2003–2011)
RankRace/EthnicityCountAge-adjusted rate per 100,000 (95% CI)SMR (95% CI)RankRace/EthnicityCountAge-adjusted rate per 100,000 (95% CI)SMR (95% CI)
1NHW2,144,938221.8 (221.5–222.1)1.001NHW1,971,845155.9 (155.7–156.1)1.00
2Korean4,592155.2 (150.3–160.1)0.69 (0.67–0.71)2Japanese8,177106.7 (104.3–109.1)0.70 (0.68–0.71)
3Japanese6,588145.8 (142.3–149.4)0.67 (0.65–0.68)3Korean4,623101.1 (98.0–104.1)0.63 (0.62–0.65)
4Chinese15,124135.9 (133.7–138.1)0.60 (0.59–0.61)4Chinese12,57891.0 (89.4–92.6)0.58 (0.57–0.59)
5Aggregate Asian43,879131.7 (130.5–133.0)0.58 (0.58–0.59)5Aggregate Asian41,73790.7 (89.9–91.6)0.57 (0.57–0.58)
6Filipino9,526131.6 (128.8–134.3)0.58 (0.57–0.60)6Filipino10,36087.0 (85.2–88.7)0.56 (0.55–0.57)
7Vietnamese4,447129.9 (125.6–134.2)0.63 (0.61–0.64)7Vietnamese2,94778.1 (75.1–81.2)0.49 (0.47–0.51)
8Asian Indian3,60280.8 (77.6–84.0)0.35 (0.34–0.36)8Asian Indian3,05264.3 (61.7–66.8)0.41 (0.39–0.42)
Stomach cancer - Male (2003–2011)Stomach cancer - Female (2003–2011)
RankRace/EthnicityCountAge-adjusted rate per 100,000 (95% CI)SMR (95% CI)RankRace/EthnicityCountAge-adjusted rate per 100,000 (95% CI)SMR (95% CI)
1Korean66821.6 (19.8–23.4)5.42 (5.01–5.83)1Korean53411.7 (10.6–12.7)5.90 (5.40–6.40)
2Japanese57912.7 (11.7–13.8)3.20 (2.93–3.46)2Japanese5356.7 (6.1–7.3)3.34 (3.06–3.63)
3Aggregate Asian2,9709.0 (8.6–9.3)2.13 (2.06–2.21)3Vietnamese1855.2 (4.4–6.0)2.51 (2.15–2.87)
4Chinese9788.8 (8.3–9.4)2.11 (1.98–2.24)4Aggregate Asian2,3265.1 (4.9–5.4)2.52 (2.41–2.62)
5Vietnamese2888.5 (7.4–9.6)2.19 (1.94–2.44)5Chinese6764.9 (4.5–5.2)2.41 (2.23–2.59)
6Filipino2964.2 (3.7–4.7)0.99 (0.88–1.10)6Filipino2922.5 (2.2–2.8)1.28 (1.13–1.42)
7NHW39,1514.1 (4.0–4.1)1.007Asian Indian1042.2 (1.7–2.7)1.14 (0.92–1.36)
8Asian Indian1613.2 (2.6–3.8)0.84 (0.71–0.97)8NHW26,4492.0 (2.0–2.1)1.00
Colorectal cancer - Male (2003–2011)Colorectal cancer - Female (2003–2011)
RankRace/EthnicityCountAge-adjusted rate per 100,000 (95% CI)SMR (95% CI)RankRace/EthnicityCountAge-adjusted rate per 100,000 (95% CI)SMR (95% CI)
1NHW195,02120.3 (20.2–20.4)1.001NHW188,32014.3 (14.2–14.3)1.00
2Japanese86319.3 (18.0–20.6)0.95 (0.89–1.01)2Japanese1,05813.7 (12.8–14.6)0.93 (0.87–0.99)
3Korean50717.4 (15.8–19.1)0.84 (0.76–0.91)3Korean52511.9 (10.9–13.0)0.84 (0.77–0.91)
4Chinese1,56814.1 (13.4–14.9)0.68 (0.65–0.72)4Chinese1,49110.9 (10.3–11.5)0.76 (0.72–0.80)
5Filipino1,02713.8 (12.9–14.7)0.69 (0.65–0.74)5Aggregate Asian4,49910.0 (9.7–10.3)0.70 (0.68–0.72)
6Aggregate Asian4,61513.8 (13.4–14.2)0.67 (0.65–0.69)6Filipino9358.2 (7.7–8.8)0.59 (0.55–0.62)
7Vietnamese35310.0 (8.8–11.2)0.55 (0.49–0.61)7Vietnamese2847.7 (6.7–8.7)0.56 (0.49–0.62)
8Asian Indian2976.5 (5.6–7.5)0.32 (0.28–0.35)8Asian Indian2064.5 (3.8–5.2)0.33 (0.29–0.38)
Liver cancer - Male (2003–2011)Liver cancer - Female (2003–2011)
RankRace/EthnicityCountAge-adjusted rate per 100,000 (95% CI)SMR (95% CI)RankRace/EthnicityCountAge-adjusted rate per 100,000 (95% CI)SMR (95% CI)
1Vietnamese99226.2 (24.4–28.0)4.76 (4.46–5.05)1Vietnamese2748.3 (7.3–9.4)4.06 (3.58–4.54)
2Korean59018.2 (16.6–19.8)3.09 (2.84–3.34)2Korean3337.8 (6.9–8.7)4.03 (3.60–4.46)
3Chinese1,76214.5 (13.8–15.2)2.55 (2.43–2.67)3Japanese4445.6 (5.1–6.1)3.15 (2.85–3.44)
4Aggregate Asian4,53912.2 (11.9–12.6)2.15 (2.09–2.22)4Chinese6214.7 (4.3–5.0)2.47 (2.27–2.66)
5Filipino7218.8 (8.2–9.5)1.57 (1.45–1.68)5Aggregate Asian2,0464.7 (4.5–4.9)2.45 (2.34–2.55)
6Japanese2776.2 (5.5–7.0)1.13 (1.00–1.26)6Filipino3032.7 (2.4–3.1)1.44 (1.28–1.61)
7NHW56,7735.6 (5.5–5.6)1.007NHW23,3931.8 (1.8–1.9)1.00
8Asian Indian1974.1 (3.4–4.8)0.63 (0.55–0.72)8Asian Indian711.6 (1.2–2.0)0.86 (0.66–1.06)
Pancreatic cancer - Male (2003–2011)Pancreatic cancer - Female (2003–2011)
RankRace/EthnicityCountAge-adjusted rate per 100,000 (95% CI)SMR (95% CI)RankRace/EthnicityCountAge-adjusted rate per 100,000 (95% CI)SMR (95% CI)
1NHW124,17312.6 (12.5–12.7)1.001Japanese7849.8 (9.1–10.5)1.05 (0.98–1.13)
2Japanese55412.2 (11.2–13.2)0.99 (0.91–1.07)2NHW122,4109.4 (9.4–9.5)1.00
3Korean33911.0 (9.7–12.3)0.86 (0.77–0.95)3Korean3788.5 (7.6–9.4)0.89 (0.80–0.98)
4Aggregate Asian2,7798.4 (8.0–8.7)0.63 (0.61–0.65)4Aggregate Asian3,1157.0 (6.8–7.3)0.72 (0.70–0.75)
5Chinese8938.1 (7.5–8.6)0.61 (0.57–0.65)5Chinese9106.8 (6.4–7.3)0.70 (0.66–0.75)
6Filipino5457.4 (6.8–8.1)0.57 (0.52–0.62)6Filipino6926.2 (5.7–6.7)0.64 (0.59–0.69)
7Vietnamese1976.3 (5.3–7.3)0.47 (0.40–0.53)7Vietnamese1724.9 (4.1–5.7)0.50 (0.43–0.58)
8Asian Indian2515.8 (4.9–6.7)0.41 (0.36–0.46)8Asian Indian1794.1 (3.5–4.8)0.43 (0.37–0.50)
Lung cancer - Male (2003–2011)Lung cancer - Female (2003–2011)
RankRace/EthnicityCountAge-adjusted rate per 100,000 (95% CI)SMR (95% CI)RankRace/EthnicityCountAge-adjusted rate per 100,000 (95% CI)SMR (95% CI)
1NHW665,25967.4 (67.3–67.6)1.001NHW537,82642.9 (42.8–43.0)1.00
2Filipino2,92639.9 (38.4–41.4)0.57 (0.55–0.59)2Japanese1,75222.2 (21.1–23.2)0.54 (0.52–0.57)
3Chinese4,25538.8 (37.6–40.0)0.55 (0.53–0.56)3Chinese2,78620.5 (19.8–21.3)0.47 (0.45–0.48)
4Korean1,04637.7 (35.2–40.2)0.50 (0.47–0.53)4Korean85719.3 (17.9–20.6)0.42 (0.39–0.45)
5Vietnamese1,25137.6 (35.2–39.9)0.56 (0.53–0.59)5Aggregate Asian8,18818.2 (17.8–18.6)0.41 (0.40–0.42)
6Aggregate Asian11,73935.7 (35.0–36.4)0.50 (0.49–0.51)6Vietnamese63917.0 (15.6–18.5)0.39 (0.36–0.42)
7Japanese1,57735.2 (33.5–37.0)0.53 (0.51–0.56)7Filipino1,87116.1 (15.3–16.8)0.36 (0.35–0.38)
8Asian Indian68415.7 (14.3–17.1)0.21 (0.20–0.23)8Asian Indian2836.7 (5.8–7.5)0.14 (0.12–0.16)
NHL - Male (2003–2011)NHL - Female (2003–2011)
RankRace/EthnicityCountAge-adjusted rate per 100,000 (95% CI)SMR (95% CI)RankRace/EthnicityCountAge-adjusted rate per 100,000 (95% CI)SMR (95% CI)
1NHW84,6908.9 (8.9–9.0)1.001NHW72,7155.5 (5.5–5.6)1.00
2Filipino4446.4 (5.8–7.0)0.70 (0.63–0.76)2Filipino4464.0 (3.6–4.4)0.74 (0.67–0.81)
3Japanese2705.9 (5.2–6.6)0.68 (0.60–0.76)3Japanese3063.7 (3.3–4.2)0.68 (0.60–0.76)
4Aggregate Asian1,7365.3 (5.1–5.6)0.59 (0.56–0.61)4Aggregate Asian1,5343.5 (3.3–3.6)0.62 (0.59–0.66)
5Vietnamese1755.1 (4.3–6.0)0.64 (0.54–0.73)5Chinese4453.3 (3.0–3.7)0.60 (0.54–0.65)
6Chinese5525.0 (4.6–5.5)0.55 (0.51–0.60)6Asian Indian1253.1 (2.5–3.7)0.54 (0.45–0.64)
7Asian Indian1854.4 (3.6–5.2)0.46 (0.40–0.53)7Vietnamese1072.9 (2.4–3.5)0.56 (0.46–0.67)
8Korean1103.6 (2.9–4.4)0.42 (0.34–0.50)8Korean1052.4 (1.9–2.9)0.44 (0.36–0.53)
Leukemia - Male (2003–2011)Leukemia - female (2003–2011)
RankRace/EthnicityCountAge-adjusted rate per 100,000 (95% CI)SMR (95% CI)RankRace/EthnicityCountAge-adjusted rate per 100,000 (95% CI)SMR (95% CI)
1NHW95,11810.1 (10.1–10.2)1.001NHW71,4845.6 (5.6–5.7)1.00
2Filipino4095.6 (5.1–6.2)0.57 (0.52–0.63)2Filipino4343.8 (3.5–4.2)0.70 (0.64–0.77)
3Japanese2235.1 (4.4–5.8)0.50 (0.43–0.56)3Asian Indian1503.1 (2.5–3.7)0.58 (0.48–0.67)
4Aggregate Asian1,6835.0 (4.7–5.2)0.50 (0.48–0.53)4Aggregate Asian1,4033.1 (2.9–3.2)0.56 (0.53–0.59)
5Chinese5474.9 (4.5–5.4)0.49 (0.45–0.53)5Chinese3972.9 (2.6–3.2)0.52 (0.47–0.57)
6Vietnamese1504.8 (3.9–5.6)0.48 (0.40–0.56)6Vietnamese1142.9 (2.3–3.4)0.56 (0.46–0.66)
7Asian Indian2284.4 (3.7–5.1)0.50 (0.43–0.56)7Japanese2012.7 (2.3–3.1)0.47 (0.40–0.53)
8Korean1263.9 (3.2–4.7)0.43 (0.35–0.50)8Korean1072.2 (1.8–2.7)0.43 (0.35–0.52)
Female Breast cancer (2003–2011)Ovarian cancer (2003–2011)
RankRace/EthnicityCountAge-adjusted rate per 100,000 (95% CI)SMR (95% CI)RankRace/EthnicityCountAge-adjusted rate per 100,000 (95% CI)SMR (95% CI)
1NHW288,06823.3 (23.2–23.4)1.001NHW109,9008.8 (8.8–8.9)1.0
2Filipino2,02315.2 (14.5–15.9)0.70 (0.67–0.73)2Asian Indian2975.8 (5.1–6.6)0.50 (0.41–0.59)
3Japanese87212.7 (11.8–13.6)0.53 (0.49–0.56)3Japanese3885.5 (4.9–6.0)0.50 (0.41–0.59)
4Aggregate Asian5,73611.5 (11.2–11.8)0.51 (0.49–0.52)4Filipino6214.9 (4.5–5.3)0.49 (0.43–0.55)
5Asian Indian60511.1 (10.1–12.1)0.49 (0.45–0.53)5Aggregate Asian2,2664.7 (4.5–4.9)0.44 (0.41–0.47)
6Chinese1,4939.9 (9.4–10.4)0.44 (0.42–0.46)6Korean2204.4 (3.8–5.0)0.40 (0.31–0.49)
7Korean4418.1 (7.4–8.9)0.38 (0.35–0.42)7Chinese6044.2 (3.8–4.5)0.39 (0.34–0.44)
8Vietnamese3026.6 (5.8–7.4)0.31 (0.27–0.34)8Vietnamese1363.1 (2.6–3.7)0.32 (0.24–0.40)
Prostate cancer (2003–2011)
RankRace/EthnicityCountAge-adjusted rate per 100,000 (95% CI)SMR (95% CI)
1NHW198,18222.1 (22.0–22.2)1.00
2Filipino84914.6 (13.5–15.6)0.65 (0.61–0.69)
3Japanese58712.0 (11.0–13.0)0.56 (0.51–0.60)
4Asian Indian29310.3 (8.9–11.6)0.44 (0.39–0.49)
5Aggregate Asian2,76510.1 (9.7–10.5)0.44 (0.43–0.46)
6Chinese7818.2 (7.6–8.7)0.36 (0.33–0.38)
7Korean1386.5 (5.4–7.7)0.27 (0.23–0.32)
8Vietnamese1175.1 (4.1–6.1)0.23 (0.19–0.27)