Colorectal Cancer In New Jersey
1979-1997

Table 20
Colorectal Cancer Age-Specific Incidence
And Incidence Rates By Year, White Males,
New Jersey - 1979-1997*


YEAR AGE GROUP
Under 40 40 to 49 50 to 59 60 to 69 70 to 79 80+
Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate
1979 31 1.7 81 24.0 383 102.4 742 267.4 773 555.4 373 743.1
1980 27 1.5 70 21.2 389 105.0 791 280.8 843 591.7 418 819.5
1981 37 2.0 74 22.4 365 100.3 768 268.0 815 559.1 398 773.0
1982 30 1.6 70 20.9 332 93.4 821 282.5 834 557.0 377 720.1
1983 29 1.6 86 24.8 339 97.6 816 278.5 829 541.6 456 857.2
1984 28 1.5 89 25.0 351 103.7 756 256.1 889 569.3 426 782.4
1985 39 2.1 79 21.7 406 122.8 878 294.9 900 564.3 440 793.9
1986 27 1.4 98 26.4 336 103.8 840 282.6 904 557.1 462 818.3
1987 46 2.5 92 23.4 377 119.2 817 275.4 924 557.6 460 796.3
1988 38 2.0 78 19.2 329 106.1 847 287.8 911 541.1 499 841.7
1989 28 1.5 84 20.2 247 81.5 812 279.7 908 529.1 512 839.5
1990 40 2.2 90 21.3 293 97.9 815 283.8 955 544.9 454 724.0
1991 31 1.7 90 20.7 258 87.2 772 273.7 957 530.2 482 741.5
1992 26 1.4 91 20.4 272 91.2 740 268.6 937 506.2 487 722.1
1993 34 1.9 96 21.4 264 85.7 710 263.5 894 476.8 448 638.2
1994 46 2.5 108 23.6 242 77.0 656 250.0 811 427.0 480 655.8
1995 27 1.5 118 25.1 248 77.6 622 241.9 860 447.4 471 616.2
1996 41 2.3 99 20.3 291 89.4 623 247.2 849 439.5 524 661.4
1997 43 2.4 94 19.2 287 82.9 583 235.6 871 448.2 503 612.9
TOTAL 648 1.9 1,687 22.1 6,009 96.3 14,409 270.1 16,664 518.8 8,670 735.4

*Incidence rates - per 100,000 residents, age-adjusted to the 1970 U.S. population. Includes invasive colorectal cancer cases; does not include in situ colorectal cancer cases. Rates were not calculated for men of other or unknown race. Source: New Jersey State Cancer Registry.
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