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Mortality of Pancreatic Cancer

Statistics on the Mortality of Pancreatic Cancer

From 1998-2002, the median age at death for pancreatic cancer was 73 years of age. The percentages of people who died from pancreatic cancer based on age were as follows:
 
  • 0.0 percent died under age 20
  • 0.2 percent died between 20 and 34
  • 2.0 percent died between 35 and 44
  • 8.0 percent died between 45 and 54
  • 16.2 percent died between 55 and 64
  • 27.9 percent died between 65 and 74
  • 31.5 percent died between 75 and 84
  • 14.3 percent died at 85 years of age or older.
 
The age-adjusted mortality of pancreatic cancer was 10.5 per 100,000 men and women per year. These rates are based on patients who died in 1998-2002 in the United States. The mortality by race and sex were:
 
Race/Ethnicity
Men
Women
All Races
12.2 per 100,000 men
 9.2 per 100,000 women
White
12.0 per 100,000 men
9.0 per 100,000 women
Black
15.8 per 100,000 men
12.6 per 100,000 women
Asian/Pacific Islander
8.0 per 100,000 men
6.8 per 100,000 women
American Indian/Alaska Native
6.4 per 100,000 men
6.2 per 100,000 women
Hispanic
9.2 per 100,000 men
7.6 per 100,000 women
 
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