African Americans are twice as likely than Whites
to die of prostate cancer.
Note: Data are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population. SOURCE: National Cancer Institute, Surveillence, Epidemiology,
and End Results (SEER) Program;
National Vital Statistics System--Mortality, NCHS, CDC.
Prostate Cancer Death Rates, 2005
Per 100,000 population
African American, Non-Hispanic
Asian and Pacific Islander
American Indian/Alaska Native
African Americans are more than twice as likely as whites to die of prostate cancer.