Age-adjusted malignant breast cancer rates (number of diagnosed cases per 100,000) among females, by race/ethnicity, 1997-2001* (vertical bar chart): Total, 135.2; White, 141.7; Black, 119.9; Hispanic,** 89.6; American Indian/Alaska Native, 54.2; Asian/Pacific Islander, 96.8.

*5 year average.

**May be of any race.

Source: Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program http://www.seer.cancer.gov SEER*Stat Database: Incidence - SEER 11 Regs Public-Use. National Cancer Institute, DCCPS, Surveillance Research Program, Cancer Statistics Branch. Released April 2004.