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2000 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 101 3.8 72 1.9 38 5.3 13 1.4 224 2.9
Esophagus 170 6.1 59 1.6 53 8.0 24 2.7 306 3.9
Stomach 130 5.3 80 2.2 51 8.4 46 5.1 307 4.0
Colon/Rectum 573 22.8 601 16.3 179 32.6 187 20.5 1,540 20.1
Liver 138 5.2 92 2.5 55 8.3 29 3.1 314 4.0
Gallbladder 10 0.3 26 0.7 2 0.5 5 0.6 43 0.6
Pancreas 305 11.7 329 9.0 94 16.9 93 10.4 821 10.7
Larynx 70 2.7 22 0.6 27 4.3 6 0.7 125 1.6
Lung/Bronchus 2,458 92.4 1,562 43.5 599 104.2 250 27.7 4,869 62.3
Bone 16 0.5 11 0.3 1 0.2 2 0.2 30 0.4
Soft Tissue 39 1.5 40 1.2 13 1.9 17 1.8 109 1.4
Melanoma(Skin) 152 5.5 89 2.5 2 0.3 2 0.2 245 3.1
Female Breast . . 797 22.7 . . 273 28.9 1,070 24.2
Cervix Uteri . . 91 2.7 . . 37 3.9 128 2.9
Corpus Uteri . . 119 3.3 . . 71 8.1 190 4.2
Ovary . . 311 8.6 . . 62 6.9 373 8.3
Prostate 612 28.7 . . 357 78.7 . . 969 37.1
Testes 6 0.2 . . 1 0.1 . . 7 0.2
Bladder 150 6.7 79 2.1 23 5.2 24 2.7 276 3.7
Kidney 162 6.1 99 2.7 46 8.3 26 2.8 333 4.3
Endocrine 22 0.8 18 0.5 5 1.0 9 1.0 54 0.7
Multiple Myeloma 110 4.4 116 3.1 49 8.8 49 5.4 324 4.3
Leukemia 257 10.2 211 5.9 52 8.3 44 4.7 564 7.4
Brain/Other CNS 182 6.4 141 4.1 20 2.8 30 3.2 373 4.7
Hodgkin's Disease 18 0.6 11 0.3 2 0.2 1 0.1 32 0.4
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma 243 9.7 235 6.4 38 6.7 32 3.5 548 7.1
Other Cancers 646 25.7 594 16.2 187 33.2 146 16.2 1,573 20.5
All Cancers 6,570 257.6 5,805 161.1 1,894 344.3 1,478 161.9 15,747 203.9

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