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Table 1 Characteristics of the Study Population by State, 2008–2012

From: High cancer mortality for US-born Latinos: evidence from California and Texas

  Population Data (Census 2010 and American Community Survey) Cancer Mortality Data (2008–2012)
  Total Population Deaths from Cancer % Cancer/All Deaths % Foreign-born within racial/ethnic group
CALIFORNIA
 Non-Latino White 14,956,253 185,789 24% 10%
 Non-Latino Black 2,436,082 21,024 23% 3%
 Latino 14,013,719 44,283 23% 57%
  US-Born 8,580,121 18,920 20% 0%
  Foreign-Born 5,433,598 25,363 25% 100%
 Mexican 12,055,090 35,832 22% 53%
 Central American 1,193,268 3845 25% 96%
 South American 309,569 1757 30% 96%
 Caribbeana 305,901 1652 21% 77%
 Other Latinob 149,891 1197 23% 15%
TEXAS
 Non-Latino White 11,397,345 122,899 22% 2%
 Non-Latino Black 3,019,318 22,690 23% 1%
 Latino 9,460,921 33,073 20% 33%
  US-Born 6,458,501 22,034 19% 0%
  Foreign-Born 3,002,420 11,039 25% 100%
  1. a Includes Caribbean Latinos (Dominican Republic, Cuba and Puerto Rico)
  2. b Includes those of Spaniard (European Spanish) origin or birthplace Spain