Colorectal Cancer In New Jersey
1979-1997

Table 31
Colorectal Cancer Incidence And Incidence Rates
By Year And Subsite, Black Males, New Jersey - 1979-1997*

YEAR SUBSITE
PROXIMAL COLON DISTAL COLON RECTUM ALL
Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate
1979 32 11.9 80 30.1 40 13.7 152 55.7
1980 39 13.4 84 29.7 40 14.7 163 57.8
1981 43 16.2 86 34.0 56 21.3 185 71.6
1982 57 21.4 71 25.3 51 17.9 179 64.6
1983 63 22.4 86 30.8 44 14.6 193 67.7
1984 62 22.6 57 20.0 57 19.1 176 61.7
1985 62 20.2 55 18.9 56 17.2 173 56.3
1986 73 24.0 77 25.2 51 17.0 201 66.1
1987 74 23.7 82 25.4 46 13.9 202 63.0
1988 88 27.4 65 20.1 60 18.6 213 66.1
1989 65 20.0 84 24.9 57 17.7 206 62.6
1990 78 23.5 72 21.5 61 18.4 211 63.4
1991 87 25.4 71 21.3 57 16.1 215 62.7
1992 87 23.9 75 21.5 53 14.6 215 60.0
1993 87 24.2 68 18.3 48 12.9 203 55.3
1994 86 23.6 70 18.6 61 15.8 217 58.0
1995 104 27.9 92 24.2 70 18.3 266 70.4
1996 87 22.8 83 21.3 58 14.8 228 58.9
1997 103 25.8 72 17.7 69 16.4 244 59.9
TOTAL 1377 22.5 1430 23.2 1035 16.4 3842 62.1

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