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2000 Cancer Mortality Rates by Sex
per 100,000 Population

Age-Adjusted to the 2000 US Census

Primary Site All Males All Females Total
Cases Rate Cases Rate Cases Rate
Oral Cavity 139 4.2 85 1.8 224 2.9
Esophagus 223 6.5 83 1.8 306 3.9
Stomach 181 5.8 126 2.7 307 4.0
Colon/Rectum 752 24.5 788 17.3 1,540 20.1
Liver 193 5.8 121 2.7 314 4.0
Gallbladder 12 0.4 31 0.7 43 0.6
Pancreas 399 12.6 422 9.2 821 10.7
Larynx 97 3.0 28 0.6 125 1.6
Lung/Bronchus 3,057 94.6 1,812 40.4 4,869 62.3
Bone 17 0.4 13 0.3 30 0.4
Soft Tissue 52 1.5 57 1.3 109 1.4
Melanoma(Skin) 154 4.5 91 2.0 245 3.1
Female Breast . . 1,070 24.2 1,070 24.2
Cervix Uteri . . 128 2.9 128 2.9
Corpus Uteri . . 190 4.2 190 4.2
Ovary . . 373 8.3 373 8.3
Prostate 969 37.1 . . 969 37.1
Testes 7 0.2 . . 7 0.2
Bladder 173 6.4 103 2.2 276 3.7
Kidney 208 6.5 125 2.8 333 4.3
Endocrine 27 0.8 27 0.6 54 0.7
Multiple Myeloma 159 5.2 165 3.6 324 4.3
Leukemia 309 9.9 255 5.6 564 7.4
Brain/Other CNS 202 5.8 171 3.9 373 4.7
Hodgkin's Disease 20 0.6 12 0.3 32 0.4
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma 281 9.2 267 5.9 548 7.1
Other Cancers 833 27.1 740 16.2 1,573 20.5
All Cancers 8,464 272.6 7,283 161.7 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