Colorectal Cancer In New Jersey
1979-1997

Table 30
Colorectal Cancer Incidence And Incidence Rates
By Year And Subsite, White Females, New Jersey - 1979-1997*

YEAR SUBSITE
PROXIMAL COLON DISTAL COLON RECTUM ALL
Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate
1979 681 14.5 1147 25.4 627 13.8 2455 53.7
1980 648 13.7 1145 24.7 641 14.1 2434 52.5
1981 737 15.2 1171 24.7 668 14.5 2576 54.3
1982 731 14.7 1071 22.4 627 13.4 2429 50.5
1983 832 16.6 1053 21.8 657 13.7 2542 52.0
1984 832 16.2 1047 21.2 649 13.5 2528 50.9
1985 945 18.4 991 20.3 717 14.6 2653 53.3
1986 942 17.7 907 18.0 708 14.3 2557 50.0
1987 997 18.8 900 17.6 694 13.9 2591 50.3
1988 936 17.4 1006 19.4 660 13.1 2602 50.0
1989 999 18.4 977 19.0 647 12.6 2623 50.0
1990 990 18.0 935 17.7 643 12.6 2568 48.3
1991 922 16.6 963 18.0 664 12.8 2549 47.5
1992 938 16.7 886 16.3 625 12.3 2449 45.3
1993 983 17.5 827 15.4 614 11.7 2424 44.7
1994 969 16.7 780 14.5 607 11.7 2356 42.8
1995 1022 17.6 751 13.8 574 11.1 2347 42.5
1996 1036 18.2 756 13.7 595 11.4 2387 43.3
1997 1058 18.1 737 13.6 586 11.0 2381 42.8
TOTAL 17198 17.0 18050 18.7 12203 13.0 47451 48.7


*Incidence rates - per 100,000 residents, age-adjusted to the 1970 U.S. population.
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