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Table 1.

Cancer incidence in the U.S. active-duty military population and the SEER program for breast, lung, prostate, colorectal, testicular, and cervical cancers; ages 20 to 59 years; 1990-2004; by race and gender

Cancer siteACTUR
SEER
ACTUR:SEER
Whites
Blacks
Whites
Blacks
Whites
Blacks
CountRate*Rate 95% CICountRate*Rate 95% CICountRate*Rate 95% CICountRate*Rate 95% CIIRRIRR 95% CIIRRIRR 95% CI
Men                 
    Colorectum 513 3.49 3.19-3.80 146 4.89 4.06-5.83 17,642 4.22 4.09-4.35 2,693 5.31 4.95-5.68 0.83 0.75-0.91 0.92 0.75-1.11 
    Lung 277 1.85 1.63-2.08 70 2.49 1.91-3.20 20,682 3.17 3.08-3.27 4,957 7.21 6.83-7.60 0.58 0.51-0.66 0.35 0.26-0.45 
    Prostate 689 4.32 4.00-4.65 221 10.02 8.64-11.57 35,175 2.03 1.99-2.08 7,576 4.80 4.60-5.01 2.12 1.95-2.30 2.09 1.77-2.43 
    Testis 1,756 12.63 12.05-13.23 70 1.97 1.54-2.50 9,318 13.11 12.79-13.43 243 2.17 1.87-2.52 0.96 0.91-1.02 0.91 0.67-1.21 
Women                 
    Colorectum 49 3.26 2.41-4.31 30 4.52 3.01-6.52 13,051 3.41 3.29-3.53 2,706 5.03 4.69-5.39 0.96 0.69-1.27 0.90 0.58-1.31 
    Lung 30 1.99 1.34-2.84 25 4.70 2.78-7.33 17,413 2.89 2.80-2.99 3,031 4.27 3.99-4.56 0.69 0.45-0.98 1.10 0.62-1.73 
    Breast 543 36.44 33.43-39.64 321 45.87 40.65-51.61 95,058 30.62 30.29-30.96 12,543 33.41 32.54-34.31 1.19 1.09-1.30 1.37 1.21-1.55 
    Cervical 113 7.31 6.02-8.80 30 3.42 2.30-4.90 9,308 7.92 7.70-8.14 1,732 7.97 7.47-8.49 0.92 0.75-1.11 0.43 0.28-0.62 
Cancer siteACTUR
SEER
ACTUR:SEER
Whites
Blacks
Whites
Blacks
Whites
Blacks
CountRate*Rate 95% CICountRate*Rate 95% CICountRate*Rate 95% CICountRate*Rate 95% CIIRRIRR 95% CIIRRIRR 95% CI
Men                 
    Colorectum 513 3.49 3.19-3.80 146 4.89 4.06-5.83 17,642 4.22 4.09-4.35 2,693 5.31 4.95-5.68 0.83 0.75-0.91 0.92 0.75-1.11 
    Lung 277 1.85 1.63-2.08 70 2.49 1.91-3.20 20,682 3.17 3.08-3.27 4,957 7.21 6.83-7.60 0.58 0.51-0.66 0.35 0.26-0.45 
    Prostate 689 4.32 4.00-4.65 221 10.02 8.64-11.57 35,175 2.03 1.99-2.08 7,576 4.80 4.60-5.01 2.12 1.95-2.30 2.09 1.77-2.43 
    Testis 1,756 12.63 12.05-13.23 70 1.97 1.54-2.50 9,318 13.11 12.79-13.43 243 2.17 1.87-2.52 0.96 0.91-1.02 0.91 0.67-1.21 
Women                 
    Colorectum 49 3.26 2.41-4.31 30 4.52 3.01-6.52 13,051 3.41 3.29-3.53 2,706 5.03 4.69-5.39 0.96 0.69-1.27 0.90 0.58-1.31 
    Lung 30 1.99 1.34-2.84 25 4.70 2.78-7.33 17,413 2.89 2.80-2.99 3,031 4.27 3.99-4.56 0.69 0.45-0.98 1.10 0.62-1.73 
    Breast 543 36.44 33.43-39.64 321 45.87 40.65-51.61 95,058 30.62 30.29-30.96 12,543 33.41 32.54-34.31 1.19 1.09-1.30 1.37 1.21-1.55 
    Cervical 113 7.31 6.02-8.80 30 3.42 2.30-4.90 9,308 7.92 7.70-8.14 1,732 7.97 7.47-8.49 0.92 0.75-1.11 0.43 0.28-0.62 

Abbreviation: IRR, incidence rate ratio.

*

Rates are per 100,000 person-years and age-adjusted to active-duty military population with ages 20 to 59 years.

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