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2001 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 122 3.5 77 1.7 199 2.5
Esophagus 231 6.7 93 2.0 324 4.1
Stomach 172 5.2 160 3.4 332 4.2
Colon/Rectum 742 23.1 790 16.9 1,532 19.5
Liver 214 6.4 113 2.5 327 4.1
Gallbladder 11 0.3 34 0.7 45 0.6
Pancreas 420 12.6 437 9.4 857 10.9
Larynx 94 2.8 17 0.4 111 1.4
Lung/Bronchus 3,020 90.7 1,875 41.3 4,895 61.5
Bone 15 0.4 18 0.4 33 0.4
Soft Tissue 55 1.6 51 1.1 106 1.3
Melanoma (Skin) 144 4.3 97 2.2 241 3.0
Female Breast . . 1,154 25.5 1,154 25.5
Cervix Uteri . . 125 2.8 125 2.8
Corpus Uteri . . 192 4.2 192 4.2
Ovary . . 382 8.4 382 8.4
Prostate 913 33.1 . . 913 33.1
Testes 13 0.3 . . 13 0.3
Bladder 190 6.5 95 2.0 285 3.7
Kidney 246 7.3 132 2.8 378 4.8
Endocrine 31 0.9 22 0.5 53 0.7
Multiple Myeloma 164 5.2 185 4.0 349 4.5
Leukemia 311 9.7 272 5.9 583 7.4
Brain/Other CNS 180 4.9 165 3.7 345 4.3
Hodgkin's Disease 14 0.4 18 0.4 32 0.4
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma 324 10.0 285 6.2 609 7.7
Other Cancers 857 26.9 775 16.6 1,632 20.8
All Cancers 8,483 263.0 7,564 164.9 16,047 203.1

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