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11 Demographic Statistics on Colorectal Cancer

Written by Carrie Pallardy | February 14, 2014

Here are 11 statistics on the number of colorectal cancer cases in 2004 by age, rage/ethnicity and sex, according to National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases' Burden of Digestive Diseases in the United States report.

Total number of cases
•    129,189

Age
•    15 to 44 years: 6,019
•    45 to 64 years: 41,467
•    65+ years: 87,872

Race/ethnicity
•    Non-Hispanic White: 111,509
•    Non-Hispanic Black: 14,251
•    Hispanic: 7,370
•    Asian/Pacific Islander: 4,089
•    American Indian/Alaskan Native: 477

Sex
•    Female: 65,069
•    Male: 129,189

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