Cancer Among Hispanics In New Jersey

Age-Specific Rates Of Total Cancer And Mortality

Tables 5 and 6 present age-specific incidence rates and mortality rates, respectively, by gender, race and ethnic group for New Jersey 1990-1996. Cancer incidence and mortality rates are considerably lower among Hispanics age 30 and over compared with non-Hispanic whites. However, Hispanic children and young adults (under age 30) have incidence and mortality rates relatively close to the corresponding rates for non-Hispanic whites.

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