Table 1.

Study population characteristics, Florida

Population data 2010Cancer data (2008–2012)
Total population (ref. 11)Median years of stay in the United States for foreign-born >50 y old (ref. 35)Cancer deathsCancer/All deathsForeign-born
NHW10,884,722160,60424%5%
NHB2,997,37120,20722%19%
Hispanica4,223,8063022,04222%92%
 Mexican666,5362699318%56%
 Puerto Rican892,771414,01621%84%b
 Cuban1,270,3003411,86222%97%
 Central American454,620251,25525%99%
 South American707,062232,87533%99%
 Dominican181,3812463625%98%
  • aIncludes 51,136 of origin or birthplace in Spain.

  • bBorn on the island of Puerto Rico; here considered foreign-born despite U.S. citizenship status.