Cancer Causes & Control

, Volume 19, Issue 3, pp 257–258

Cancer incidence and mortality patterns among specific Asian and Pacific Islander populations in the U.S.

Authors

    • Cancer Statistics Branch, Surveillance Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population SciencesNational Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
  • Kenneth C. Chu
    • Disparities Research Branch, Center to Reduce Cancer Health DisparitiesNational Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
  • Benjamin F. Hankey
    • Information Management Services Inc.
  • Lynn A. G. Ries
    • Cancer Statistics Branch, Surveillance Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population SciencesNational Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
Open AccessErratum

DOI: 10.1007/s10552-008-9120-2

Cite this article as:
Miller, B.A., Chu, K.C., Hankey, B.F. et al. Cancer Causes Control (2008) 19: 257. doi:10.1007/s10552-008-9120-2

Erratum to: Cancer Causes Control DOI 10.1007/s10552-007-9088-3

Due to a typesetting error the table headings in Table 5 were incorrect.

Table is reproduced correctly below:
Table 5

Top five age-adjusted cancer mortality ratesa and 95% confidence intervals (CI) by Asian or Pacific Islander subgroup, 1998–2002: Men

Rank

Asian Indian

Chinese

Filipino

 

 

Rate

(95% CI)

 

Rate

(95% CI)

 

Rate

(95% CI)

 

All Cancers

82.8

(75.7, 90.5)

All Cancers

167.8

(163.4, 172.4)

All Cancers

155.6

(150.6, 160.8)

1

Lung

17.2

(14.1, 21.1)

Lung

47.0

(44.78, 49.5)

Lung

47.9

(45.7, 50.8)

2

Prostate

10.6

(7.8, 14.2)

Liver

20.3

(18.8, 21.9)

Prostate

17.8

(16.1, 19.8)

3

Pancreas

5.8

(4.1, 8.3)

Colorectum

19.5

(18.0, 21.2)

Colorectum

16.1

(14.6, 17.8)

4

Liver

5.3

(3.6, 7.7)

Stomach

11.7

(10.5, 12.9)

Liver

11.3

(10.1, 12.7)

5

Leukemia

4.8

(3.3, 7.1)

Prostate

10.4

(9.2, 11.7)

Non-Hodgkin

9.1

(7.9, 10.4)

 

Guamanian

Native Hawaiianb

Japanese

 

All Cancers

147.0

(106.5, 201.8)

All Cancers

263.7

(243.7, 285.4)

All Cancers

173.7

(167.7, 179.9)

1

Lung

47.4

(28.4, 81.0)

Lung

87.7

(76.4, 100.7)

Lung

39.5

(36.7, 42.5)

2

 

nr

 

Colorectum

26.9

(20.8, 34.9)

Colorectum

25.8

(23.6, 28.3)

3

 

nr

 

Prostate

21.9

(15.7, 30.1)

Stomach

16.6

(14.8, 18.7)

4

 

nr

 

Stomach

14.1

(9.9, 20.2)

Prostate

15.2

(13.5, 17.3)

5

 

nr

 

Liver

11.8

(7.9, 17.7)

Pancreas

12.2

(10.6, 14.0)

 

Korean

Samoan

Vietnamese

 

All Cancers

196.5

(186.2, 207.4)

All Cancers

293.9

(247.6, 348.6)

All Cancers

159.9

(149.9, 170.7)

1

Lung

50.6

(45.3, 56.2)

Lung

74.0

(53.6, 102.9)

Lung

43.9

(38.7, 49.9)

2

Stomach

31.5

(27.5, 36.0)

Stomach

40.9

(24.1, 67.6)

Liver

33.8

(29.6, 38.8)

3

Liver

26.3

(23.0, 30.2)

Prostate

36.2

(18.9, 64.4)

Stomach

12.7

(9.8, 16.4)

4

Colorectum

17.6

(14.6, 21.3)

Liver

32.9

(19.3, 56.1)

Pancreas

8.9

(6.6, 11.9)

5

Pancreas

11.4

(9.1, 14.3)

Colorectum

31.6

(17.2, 56.0)

Colorectum

8.8

(6.6, 11.7)

a Rates are average annual per 100,000 age-adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population for the following States: California, Hawaii, Illinois, New Jersey, New York, Texas, Washington

b Rates for Native Hawaiians are calculated using only the one or more race/ethnicities population denominators for Hawaii only (see Materials Methods)

Abbreviations: Lung = lung and bronchus; Liver = liver and intrahepatic bile duct; Non-Hodgkin = non-Hodgkin lymphoma

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