Colorectal Cancer In New Jersey
1979-1997

Table 33
Age-Specific Colorectal Cancer Incidence And Incidence Rates
By Subsite, White Males, New Jersey - 1979-1997*

AGE-GROUP SUBSITE
PROXIMAL COLON DISTAL COLON RECTUM ALL SITES
Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate
less than 20 5 - 3 - 1 - 9 -
20-24 7 - 13 - 11 - 31 0.7
25-29 26 0.6 27 0.6 25 0.5 78 1.7
30-34 63 1.3 48 1.0 54 1.1 165 3.3
35-39 126 2.7 122 2.6 117 2.5 365 7.8
40-44 190 4.6 212 5.2 189 4.6 591 14.4
45-49 312 8.8 400 11.3 384 10.9 1096 31.0
50-54 541 16.8 789 24.5 780 24.3 2110 65.6
55-59 965 31.9 1481 48.9 1453 48.0 3899 128.8
60-64 1526 53.4 2460 86.0 2148 75.1 6134 214.5
65-69 2400 97.0 3151 127.4 2724 110.1 8275 334.5
70-74 2858 149.8 3449 180.8 2674 140.2 8981 470.8
75-79 2576 197.5 2996 229.7 2111 161.9 7683 589.1
80-84 1883 259.6 1914 263.8 1338 184.4 5135 707.8
85+ 1358 299.5 1328 292.9 849 187.3 3535 779.7
TOTAL 14836 25.3 18393 31.4 14858 25.4 48087 82.0


*Incidence rates - per 100,000 population. Includes invasive cancer cases. Does not include in situ colorectal cancer cases. Rates were not calculated for numbers of cases fewer than twenty or for cases of unknown age. Source: New Jersey State Cancer Registry.
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