Table 4

Frequency distribution of persons with cancer and persons in denominator by age group.

Ages

Persons with Cancer

Persons in Denominator


40–44

353

4.5%

29,331,208

20.2%

45–49

442

5.6%

25,218,817

17.4%

50–54

542

6.9%

20,412,681

14.1%

55–59

631

8.0%

15,655,389

10.8%

60–64

762

9.7%

13,042,756

9.0%

65–69

1,056

13.4%

11,913,627

8.2%

70–74

1,250

15.9%

10,623,230

7.3%

75–79

1,203

15.3%

8,522,907

5.9%

80–84

874

11.1%

5,660,379

3.9%

85+

769

9.8%

4,774,675

3.3%

Total

7,882

100.0%

145,155,669

100.0%


Wachtel et al. BMC Cancer 2006 6:65   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-6-65

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