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Cancer BlockPy Library

From the CORGIS Dataset Project

By Dennis Kafura
Version 1.0.0, created 6/27/2019
Tags: cancer, cancer deaths, medical, health

Overview

Information about the rates of cancer deaths in each state is reported. The data shows the total rate as well as rates based on sex, age, and race. Rates are also shown for three specific kinds of cancer: breast cancer, colorectal cancer, and lung cancer.

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Key Descriptions

Key List of... Comment Example Value
State String The name of a U.S. State (e.g., Virginia) "Alabama"
Total.Rate Float Total Cancer Deaths (Rate per 100,000 Population, 2007-2013) 214.2 214.2
Total.Number Float Total Cancer Deaths (2007-2013) 71529.0
Total.Population Float Cumulative Population (Denominator Total_Cancer deaths total_) 2007-2013 33387205.0
Rates.Age.< 18 Float Total Cancer Deaths (Under 18 Years, Rate per 100,000 Population, 2007-2013) 2.0
Rates.Age.18-45 Float Total Cancer Deaths (18 to 44 Years, Rate per 100,000 Population, 2007-2013) 18.5
Rates.Age.45-64 Float Total Cancer Deaths (45 to 64 Years, Rate per 100,000 Population, 2007-2013) 244.7
Rates.Age.> 64 Float Total Cancer Deaths (65 Years and Over, Rate per 100,000 Population, 2007-2013) 1017.8
Rates.Age and Sex.< 18.Female Float Female under 18 2.0
Rates.Age and Sex.< 18.Male Float Male under 18 2.1
Rates.Age and Sex.18 - 45.Female Float Female 18 - 45 20.1
Rates.Age and Sex.18 - 45.Male Float Male 18 - 45 16.8
Rates.Age and Sex.45 - 64.Female Float Female 45 to 64 Years 201.0
Rates.Age and Sex.45 - 64.Male Float Male 45 to 64 Years 291.5
Rates.Age and Sex.> 64.Female Float Female 65 Years and Over 803.6
Rates.Age and Sex.> 64.Male Float Male 65 Years and Over 1308.6
Rates.Race.White Float Total Cancer Deaths (White, Rate per 100,000 Population, 2007-2013) 186.1
Rates.Race.White non-Hispanic Float Total Cancer Deaths (White non-Hispanic, Rate per 100,000 Population, 2007-2013) 187.5
Rates.Race.Black Float Total Cancer Deaths (Black or African American, Rate per 100,000 Population, 2007-2013) 216.1
Rates.Race.Asian Float Total Cancer Deaths (Asian or Pacific Islander, Rate per 100,000 Population, 2007-2013) 81.3
Rates.Race.Indigenous Float Total Cancer Deaths (American Indian or Alaska Native, Rate per 100,000 Population, 2007-2013) 69.9
Rates.Race and Sex.Female.White Float Female: White 149.2
Rates.Race and Sex.Female.White non-Hispanic Float Female: White non-Hispanic 150.2
Rates.Race and Sex.Female.Black Float Female: Black or African American 167.2
Rates.Race and Sex.Female.Black non-Hispanic Float Female: Black or African American non-Hispanic 167.9
Rates.Race and Sex.Female.Asian Float Female: Asian or Pacific Islander 84.9
Rates.Race and Sex.Female.Indigenous Float Female: American Indian or Alaska Native 53.8
Rates.Race and Sex.Male.White Float Male: White 237.1
Rates.Race and Sex.Male.White non-Hispanic Float Male: White non-Hispanic 239.2
Rates.Race and Sex.Male.Black Float Male: Black or African American 297.9
Rates.Race and Sex.Male.Black non-Hispanic Float Male: Black or African American non-Hispanic 299.2
Rates.Race and Sex.Male.Asian Float Male: Asian or Pacific Islander 75.7
Rates.Race and Sex.Male.Indigenous Float Male: American Indian or Alaska Native 88.3
Rates.Race.Hispanic Float Hispanic or Latino 66.5
Rates.Race and Sex.Female.Hispanic Float Female: Hispanic or Latino 58.3
Rates.Race and Sex.Male.Hispanic Float Male: Hispanic or Latino 77.1
Types.Breast.Total Float Breast Cancer Deaths (Rate per 100,000 Population, 2007-2013) 27.4
Types.Breast.Age.18 - 44 Float 18 to 44 Years 5.1
Types.Breast.Age.45 - 64 Float 45 to 64 Years 39.8
Types.Breast.Age.> 64 Float 65 Years and Over 95.7
Types.Breast.Race.White Float White 20.5
Types.Breast.Race.White non-Hispanic Float White non-Hispanic 20.6
Types.Breast.Race.Black Float Black or African American 30.3
Types.Breast.Race.Black non-Hispanic Float Black or African American non-Hispanic 30.4
Types.Breast.Race.Asian Float Asian or Pacific Islander 0.0
Types.Breast.Race.Indigenous Float American Indian or Alaska Native 0.0
Types.Breast.Race.Hispanic Float Hispanic or Latino 0.0
Types.Colorectal.Total Float Colorectal Cancer Deaths (Rate per 100,000 Population, 2007-2013) 19.4
Types.Colorectal.Age and Sex.Female.18 - 44 Float Female 18 to 44 Years 1.6
Types.Colorectal.Age and Sex.Male.18 - 44 Float Male 18 to 44 Years 2.3
Types.Colorectal.Age and Sex.Female.45 - 64 Float Female 45 to 64 Years 18.0
Types.Colorectal.Age and Sex.Male.45 - 64 Float Male 45 to 64 Years 28.7
Types.Colorectal.Age and Sex.Female.> 64 Float Female 65 Years and Over 78.4
Types.Colorectal.Age and Sex.Male.> 64 Float Male 65 Years and Over 106.0
Types.Colorectal.Race.White Float White 15.9
Types.Colorectal.Race.White non-Hispanic Float White non-Hispanic 16.0
Types.Colorectal.Race.Black Float Black or African American 24.4
Types.Colorectal.Race.Black non-Hispanic Float Black or African American non-Hispanic 24.5
Types.Colorectal.Race.Asian Float Asian or Pacific Islander 0.0
Types.Colorectal.Race.Indigenous Float American Indian or Alaska Native 0.0
Types.Colorectal.Race.Hispanic Float Hispanic or Latino 5.7
Types.Lung.Total Float Lung Cancer Deaths (Rate per 100,000 Population, 2007-2013) 66.4
Types.Lung.Age and Sex.Female.18 - 44 Float Female 18 to 44 Years 1.7
Types.Lung.Age and Sex.Male.18 - 44 Float Male 18 to 44 Years 2.4
Types.Lung.Age and Sex.Female.45 - 64 Float Female 45 to 64 Years 54.8
Types.Lung.Age and Sex.Male.45 - 64 Float Male 45 to 64 Years 102.9
Types.Lung.Age and Sex.Female.> 64 Float Female 65 Years and Over 221.7
Types.Lung.Age and Sex.Male.> 64 Float Male 65 Years and Over 457.4
Types.Lung.Race.White Float White 59.9
Types.Lung.Race.White non-Hispanic Float White non-Hispanic 60.4
Types.Lung.Race.Black Float Black or African American 52.6
Types.Lung.Race.Black non-Hispanic Float Black or African American non-Hispanic 52.8
Types.Lung.Race.Asian Float Asian or Pacific Islander 23.0
Types.Lung.Race.Indigenous Float American Indian or Alaska Native 22.9
Types.Lung.Race.Hispanic Float Hispanic or Latino 14.8