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Table 2 Cancer mortality in Ohio, 1997–2001, by gender and race

From: Long-term all-sites cancer mortality time trends in Ohio, USA, 1970–2001: differences by race, gender and age

Cancer site Rate# No of deaths % Cancer site Rate# No of deaths %
  Male – White   Male – Black
All sites 152.1 56,924 100 All sites 212.8 7,057 100
Lung 52.3 18,996 33.4 Lung 70.9 2,306 32.7
Colon and Rectum 15.4 5,897 10.4 Prostate 31.1 1,130 16.0
Prostate 12.4 5,628 9.9 Colon and Rectum 21.0 705 10.0
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma 7.0 2,642 4.6 Pancreas 10.0 328 4.6
Pancreas 7.0 2,569 4.5 Esophagus 7.7 233 3.3
Leukemia 6.3 2,302 4.0 Stomach 6.8 230 3.3
Esophagus 5.4 1,913 3.4 Liver 6.8 218 3.1
Urinary Bladder 4.4 1,810 3.2 Leukemia 6.1 203 2.9
Kidney 4.2 1,495 2.6 Myeloma 5.9 199 2.8
Brain 4.4 1,395 2.5 Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma 5.0 168 2.4
  Female – White   Female – Black
All sites 107.2 53,996 100 All sites 132.2 6,325 100
Lung 28.1 13,274 24.6 Lung 33.3 1,524 24.1
Breast 18.2 8,520 15.8 Breast 25.3 1,134 17.9
Colon and Rectum 10.7 6,236 11.5 Colon and Rectum 14.5 759 12.0
Ovary 5.8 2,747 5.1 Pancreas 7.8 401 6.3
Pancreas 4.8 2,706 5.0 Ovary 4.0 195 3.1
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma 4.5 2,541 4.7 Myeloma 3.6 191 3.0
Leukemia 3.7 1,977 3.7 Corpus and Uterus, NOS 3.7 179 2.8
Corpus and Uterus, NOS 2.7 1,379 2.6 Leukemia 3.8 178 2.8
Brain 2.8 1,093 2.0 Stomach 3.0 173 2.7
Kidney 2.0 1,008 1.9 Cervix Uteri 3.2 152 2.4
  1. # – Age-adjusted mortality rate (World Standard Population)