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1999 Cancer Mortality Rates by Race and Sex
per 100,000 Population

Age-Adjusted to the 2000 US Census

Primary Site White Males White Females Minority Males Minority Females Total
Cases Rate Cases Rate Cases Rate Cases Rate Cases Rate
Oral Cavity 78 2.8 69 1.8 47 7.5 15 1.8 209 2.7
Esophagus 170 6.1 48 1.3 61 10.8 27 3.3 306 3.9
Stomach 116 4.4 83 2.2 85 17.4 60 7.2 344 4.5
Colon/Rectum 588 22.8 558 14.6 153 30.9 209 25.1 1,508 19.8
Liver 131 4.8 83 2.2 34 6.4 18 2.2 266 3.4
Gallbladder 12 0.4 23 0.6 6 1.2 11 1.3 52 0.7
Pancreas 308 11.8 304 8.1 87 16.1 101 12.2 800 10.4
Larynx 71 2.7 22 0.6 29 5.3 2 0.2 124 1.6
Lung/Bronchus 2,339 86.9 1,489 40.4 567 109.4 269 32.5 4,664 59.8
Bone 11 0.5 9 0.3 3 0.8 4 0.5 27 0.4
Soft Tissue 45 1.7 36 1.0 13 1.7 16 1.9 110 1.4
Melanoma(Skin) 146 5.2 62 1.7 2 0.3 2 0.2 212 2.7
Female Breast . . 856 23.9 . . 306 35.9 1,162 26.4
Cervix Uteri . . 84 2.5 . . 55 6.5 139 3.2
Corpus Uteri . . 116 3.1 . . 51 6.0 167 3.6
Ovary . . 335 9.1 . . 65 7.8 400 8.9
Prostate 606 27.7 . . 302 73.6 . . 908 34.7
Testes 12 0.4 . . . . . . 12 0.3
Bladder 174 7.5 93 2.4 33 7.1 18 2.2 318 4.2
Kidney 174 6.5 106 2.9 38 6.5 24 2.9 342 4.4
Endocrine 22 0.8 16 0.5 7 1.0 6 0.7 51 0.7
Multiple Myeloma 114 4.7 109 2.9 65 13.5 47 5.8 335 4.4
Leukemia 248 9.7 221 6.0 46 8.0 57 6.7 572 7.5
Brain/Other CNS 180 6.6 151 4.4 18 2.4 22 2.5 371 4.8
Hodgkin's Disease 13 0.5 13 0.4 1 0.1 3 0.3 30 0.4
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma 277 10.7 247 6.5 38 7.0 35 4.2 597 7.8
Other Cancers 697 27.5 650 17.5 217 40.8 162 19.5 1,726 22.6
All Cancers 6,532 252.8 5,783 156.9 1,852 367.8 1,585 189.3 15,752 204.6

Produced by the NC Central Cancer Registry, 8/2002
Numbers are subject to change as files are updated
Rates based on counts of less than 10 are unstable.
Use with caution.


Page Last Updated Friday March 09 2012