Colorectal Cancer In New Jersey
1979-1997

Table 34
Age-Specific Colorectal Cancer Incidence And Incidence Rates
By Subsite, White Females, 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 4 - 5 - 1 - 10 -
20-24 15 - 10 - 8 - 33 0.8
25-29 24 0.5 20 0.4 15 - 59 1.3
30-34 53 1.1 48 1.0 61 1.2 162 3.2
35-39 78 1.6 108 2.3 95 2.0 281 5.9
40-44 164 3.8 207 4.8 198 4.6 569 13.3
45-49 276 7.5 420 11.4 327 8.8 1023 27.6
50-54 457 13.5 754 22.2 588 17.3 1799 53.0
55-59 761 23.0 1286 38.9 842 25.5 2889 87.5
60-64 1367 42.4 1803 55.9 1393 43.2 4563 141.6
65-69 2153 70.1 2476 80.6 1752 57.0 6381 207.7
70-74 2901 110.1 2876 109.1 2048 77.7 7825 296.9
75-79 3228 155.7 3063 147.8 1947 93.9 8238 397.4
80-84 2942 210.9 2511 180.0 1539 110.3 6992 501.3
85+ 2775 232.4 2463 206.3 1389 116.3 6627 555.0
TOTAL 17198 27.5 18050 28.9 12203 19.5 47451 75.9


*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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