Table 10: Number of Cases and Percent of First Primary Malignant Central Nervous System Tumors by Demographics and Anatomic Site, 20-64 Year Olds, California, 2001-2005

 

Demographic Characteristics

 

Meninges

 

Cerebrum

 

Brain Lobes

 

Ventricles

 

Cerebellum

 

Brain Stem

 

Spinal Cord & Cauda Equina

 

Pineal Gland

 

Overlapping lesions

 

Brain / Nervous System, NOS

 

Other

 

Total

 

 

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sex

Male

 

37

43.0%

 

128

61.5%

 

1,834

60.0%

 

45

59.2%

 

96

63.6%

 

76

50.3%

 

135

56.3%

 

26

60.5%

 

494

61.1%

 

212

62.7%

 

22

52.4%

 

3,105

59.7%

 

Female

 

49

57.0%

 

80

38.5%

 

1,224

40.0%

 

31

40.8%

 

55

36.4%

 

75

49.7%

 

105

43.8%

 

17

39.5%

 

315

38.9%

 

126

37.3%

 

20

47.6%

 

2,097

40.3%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Race/Ethnicity

Non-Hispanic White

 

44

51.2%

 

117

56.3%

 

2,047

66.9%

 

36

47.4%

 

80

53.0%

 

87

57.6%

 

142

59.2%

 

21

48.8%

 

550

68.0%

 

195

57.7%

 

25

59.5%

 

3,344

64.3%

 

Non-Hispanic Black

 

13

15.1%

 

10

4.8%

 

104

3.4%

 

5

6.6%

 

5

3.3%

 

8

5.3%

 

17

7.1%

 

<5

2.3%

 

29

3.6%

 

22

6.5%

 

<5

9.5%

 

218

4.2%

 

Hispanic

 

20

23.3%

 

57

27.4%

 

658

21.5%

 

26

34.2%

 

55

36.4%

 

40

26.5%

 

63

26.3%

 

14

32.6%

 

169

20.9%

 

92

27.2%

 

9

21.4%

 

1,203

23.1%

 

Asian-Pacific Islander

 

9

10.5%

 

19

9.1%

 

235

7.7%

 

9

11.8%

 

11

7.3%

 

16

10.6%

 

16

6.7%

 

7

16.3%

 

59

7.3%

 

27

8.0%

 

<5

7.1%

 

411

7.9%

 

Other/Unknown

 

0

0.0%

 

5

2.4%

 

14

0.5%

 

0

0.0%

 

0

0.0%

 

0

0.0%

 

2

0.8%

 

0

0.0%

 

<5

0.2%

 

<5

0.6%

 

<5

2.4%

 

26

0.5%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Socioeconomic Status

Low

 

34

39.5%

 

66

31.7%

 

960

31.4%

 

29

38.2%

 

54

35.8%

 

62

41.1%

 

78

32.5%

 

18

41.9%

 

257

31.8%

 

118

34.9%

 

11

26.2%

 

1,687

32.4%

 

Medium

 

19

22.1%

 

39

18.8%

 

637

20.8%

 

12

15.8%

 

30

19.9%

 

17

11.3%

 

49

20.4%

 

9

20.9%

 

181

22.4%

 

60

17.8%

 

11

26.2%

 

1,064

20.5%

 

High

 

33

38.4%

 

103

49.5%

 

1,461

47.8%

 

35

46.1%

 

67

44.4%

 

72

47.7%

 

113

47.1%

 

16

37.2%

 

371

45.9%

 

160

47.3%

 

20

47.6%

 

2,451

47.1%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Level of Urbanization

Rural

 

<5

4.7%

 

12

5.8%

 

210

6.9%

 

6

7.9%

 

12

7.9%

 

10

6.6%

 

19

7.9%

 

<5

2.3%

 

58

7.2%

 

11

3.3%

 

7

16.7%

 

350

6.7%

 

Urban

 

82

95.3%

 

196

94.2%

 

2,848

93.1%

 

70

92.1%

 

139

92.1%

 

141

93.4%

 

221

92.1%

 

42

97.7%

 

751

92.8%

 

327

96.7%

 

35

83.3%

 

4,852

93.3%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

 

 

86

 

 

208

 

 

3,058

 

 

76

 

 

151

 

 

151

 

 

240

 

 

43

 

 

809

 

 

338

 

 

42

 

 

5,202