12 Demographic Statistics on Digestive Cancer

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Here are 12 demographic statistics on all cases of digestive cancers in 2004, according to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases' Burden of Digestive Diseases in the United States report.

Total number of cases
•    233,239

Age and number of cases
•    Under 15 years: 293
•    15 to 44 years: 10,927
•    45 to 64 years: 78, 215
•    65+ years: 154,886

Race/ethnicity and number of cases
•    Non-Hispanic White: 191,668
•    Non-Hispanic Black: 26,748
•    Hispanic: 15,921
•    Asian/Pacific Islander: 8,914
•    American Indian/Alaskan Native: 1,009

Sex and number of cases
•    Female: 109,058
•    Male: 123,967

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