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Deaths from Breast Cancer, Females by Race
Indiana (1999) vs. United States (1998)

INDIANA (1999)
White 813
Black 76
API 4
Other Nonwhite 1
Unknown 1
Total 895
UNITED STATES (1998)
White 37,759
Black 5,281
Other 697
Total 41,737

Sources: Indiana State Department of Health, Epidemiology Resource Center, Data Analysis Team CDC WONDER (www.wonder.cdc.gov) for U.S. data

Deaths from Breast Cancer by Age Group
Indiana, 1994-1998

 

Deaths from Breast Cancer by Age

Source: Freisen 2001

Indiana vs. United States, 1994-1998*

 

Percentage Scale by Race

* Age-adjusted and standardized to the 2000 Standard Population

Incidence of Invasive Female Breast Cancer
Indiana vs. United States, 1996

 

INDIANA

UNITED STATES
(estimated)

NUMBER OF CASES 3,768   184,300  
RATE (PER 100,000) 102.6   111.9*  
STANDARD ERROR 1.72      
SIGNIFICANCE s      

Note: State total contains four cases that could not be assigned to a county.
s=significantly different from national rate
* breast cancer incidence rate, 1993-1997, age adjusted to 1970 U.S. standard population
Sources:
Indiana State Department of Health, Indiana State Cancer Registry and the Epidemiology Resource Center, Data Analysis Team, January 2001 "Cancer Facts and
Figures 1996." American Cancer Society, "Cancer Incidence Rates by Site and State, U.S., 93-97." American Cancer Society
(www.cancer.org/eprise/main/docroot/STT/stt_0); SEER Cancer Statistics Review, 1973-1997, Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results Program, Division of
Cancer Control and Population Studies, National Cancer Institute, 2000.

Incidence Rate of Breast Cancer by Race
Indiana vs. SEER, 1996

Incidence Rate of Breast Cancer

Source: Freisen 2001