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Table 2 Relative lung cancer mortality rates in US White and Black people by gender, year and agea

From: Systematic review of the epidemiological evidence comparing lung cancer risk in smokers of mentholated and unmentholated cigarettes

    White people Black people Black/White
Gender Year Age Deaths Rate Deaths Rate Rate
Male 2000 35-44 1133 6.1 361 13.3 2.19
   45-54 5588 35.7 1383 70.7 1.98
   55-64 15173 150.7 2436 223.4 1.48
   65-74 27516 374.7 3340 488.7 1.30
   75-84 23406 529.7 2118 641.3 1.21
  2005 35-44 943 5.3 203 7.6 1.43
   45-54 5803 33.2 1334 56.9 1.71
   55-64 15510 123.4 2721 199.1 1.61
   65-74 24627 331.7 3011 408.6 1.23
   75-84 24598 519.7 2066 564.3 1.09
Female 2000 35-44 957 5.2 222 7.3 1.40
   45-54 3941 24.8 746 32.8 1.33
   55-64 10304 96.0 1289 95.3 0.99
   65-74 18663 213.1 1885 194.1 0.91
   75-84 18299 272.5 1315 224.2 0.82
  2005 35-44 907 5.2 184 6.1 1.17
   45-54 4230 24.0 914 33.5 1.40
   55-64 10947 82.6 1489 87.8 1.06
   65-74 17883 207.1 1899 184.5 0.89
   75-84 19816 288.3 1632 253.2 0.88
  1. aDerived from the National Center for Health Statistics website (http://wonder.cdc.gov).