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Liver Cancer Statistics Regarding Death Rates

From 1998-2002, the average age of those who died from liver cancer was 71.
 
The percentages of people who died from liver cancer based on age were as follows:
 
  • 0.5 percent died under age 20
  • 0.8 percent died between 20 and 34
  • 3.2 percent died between 35 and 44
  • 13.0 percent died between 45 and 54
  • 17.4 percent died between 55 and 64
  • 26.8 percent died between 65 and 74
  • 27.4 percent died between 75 and 84
  • 10.9 percent died at 85 years of age or older.
     
The age-adjusted liver cancer death rate was 4.7 per 100,000 men and women per year. These rates are based on patients who died in 1998-2002 in the United States. Death rates for liver cancer by race and sex were as follows:
 
Race/Ethnicity Men Women
All Races 6.8 per 100,000 men 3.0 per 100,000 women
White 6.2 per 100,000 men 2.7 per 100,000 women
Black 9.5 per 100,000 men 3.8 per 100,000 women
Asian/Pacific Islander 15.4 per 100,000 men 6.5 per 100,000 women
American Indian/Alaska Native 7.9 per 100,000 men 4.3 per 100,000 women
Hispanic 10.7 per 100,000 men 5.1 per 100,000 women
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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