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.

  • Barry A. Miller
  • Kenneth C. Chu
  • Benjamin F. Hankey
  • Lynn A. G. Ries
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DOI: 10.1007/s10552-008-9120-2

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

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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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Authors and Affiliations

  • Barry A. Miller
    • 1
  • Kenneth C. Chu
    • 2
  • Benjamin F. Hankey
    • 3
  • Lynn A. G. Ries
    • 1
  1. 1.Cancer Statistics Branch, Surveillance Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population SciencesNational Cancer Institute, National Institutes of HealthBethesdaUSA
  2. 2.Disparities Research Branch, Center to Reduce Cancer Health DisparitiesNational Cancer Institute, National Institutes of HealthBethesdaUSA
  3. 3.Information Management Services Inc.Silver SpringUSA