Table 11: Number of Cases and Percent of First Primary Benign Central Nervous System Tumors by Demographics and Anatomic Site, 20-64 Year Olds, California, 2001-2005

 

Demographic Characteristics

 

Meninges

 

Brain Lobes

 

Ventricles

 

Cerebellum

 

Brain Stem

 

Spinal Cord & Cauda Equina

 

Acoustic Nerve

 

Cranial Nerves

 

Pituitary Gland

 

Overlapping lesions

 

Brain / Nervous System, NOS

 

Other

 

Total

 

 

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sex

Male

 

910

25.3%

 

100

34.4%

 

13

36.1%

 

75

51.4%

 

16

44.4%

 

201

53.3%

 

714

50.6%

 

62

41.3%

 

1,106

45.1%

 

15

31.3%

 

40

41.7%

 

11

29.7%

 

3,263

37.6%

 

Female

 

2,684

74.7%

 

191

65.6%

 

23

63.9%

 

71

48.6%

 

20

55.6%

 

176

46.7%

 

698

49.4%

 

88

58.7%

 

1,347

54.9%

 

33

68.8%

 

56

58.3%

 

26

70.3%

 

5,413

62.4%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Race/Ethnicity

Non-Hispanic White

 

2,130

59.3%

 

189

64.9%

 

18

50.0%

 

78

53.4%

 

17

47.2%

 

228

60.5%

 

935

66.2%

 

89

59.3%

 

1,054

43.0%

 

29

60.4%

 

48

50.0%

 

22

59.5%

 

4,837

55.8%

 

Non-Hispanic Black

 

254

7.1%

 

10

3.4%

 

<5

5.6%

 

7

4.8%

 

<5

11.1%

 

17

4.5%

 

36

2.5%

 

<5

1.3%

 

222

9.1%

 

<5

8.3%

 

<5

3.1%

 

0

0.0%

 

561

6.5%

 

Hispanic

 

754

21.0%

 

67

23.0%

 

11

30.6%

 

40

27.4%

 

10

27.8%

 

75

19.9%

 

223

15.8%

 

33

22.0%

 

875

35.7%

 

9

18.8%

 

31

32.3%

 

8

21.6%

 

2,136

24.6%

 

Asian-Pacific Islander

 

417

11.6%

 

21

7.2%

 

5

13.9%

 

14

9.6%

 

<5

11.1%

 

52

13.8%

 

179

12.7%

 

18

12.0%

 

271

11.0%

 

6

12.5%

 

12

12.5%

 

7

18.9%

 

1,006

11.6%

 

Other/Unknown

 

39

1.1%

 

<5

1.4%

 

0

0.0%

 

7

4.8%

 

<5

2.8%

 

5

1.3%

 

39

2.8%

 

8

5.3%

 

31

1.3%

 

0

0.0%

 

<5

2.1%

 

0

0.0%

 

136

1.6%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Socioeconomic Status

Low

 

1,164

32.4%

 

82

28.2%

 

10

27.8%

 

48

32.9%

 

12

33.3%

 

113

30.0%

 

321

22.7%

 

36

24.0%

 

962

39.2%

 

11

22.9%

 

44

45.8%

 

12

32.4%

 

2,815

32.4%

 

Medium

 

753

21.0%

 

65

22.3%

 

8

22.2%

 

29

19.9%

 

13

36.1%

 

75

19.9%

 

275

19.5%

 

26

17.3%

 

491

20.0%

 

12

25.0%

 

16

16.7%

 

8

21.6%

 

1,771

20.4%

 

High

 

1,677

46.7%

 

144

49.5%

 

18

50.0%

 

69

47.3%

 

11

30.6%

 

189

50.1%

 

816

57.8%

 

88

58.7%

 

1,000

40.8%

 

25

52.1%

 

36

37.5%

 

17

45.9%

 

4,090

47.1%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Level of Urbanization

Rural

 

226

6.3%

 

23

7.9%

 

<5

5.6%

 

13

8.9%

 

5

13.9%

 

25

6.6%

 

88

6.2%

 

5

3.3%

 

121

4.9%

 

<5

2.1%

 

9

9.4%

 

<5

2.7%

 

519

6.0%

 

Urban

 

3,368

93.7%

 

268

92.1%

 

34

94.4%

 

133

91.1%

 

31

86.1%

 

352

93.4%

 

1,324

93.8%

 

145

96.7%

 

2,332

95.1%

 

47

97.9%

 

87

90.6%

 

36

97.3%

 

8,157

94.0%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

 

 

3,594

 

 

291

 

 

36

 

 

146

 

 

36

 

 

377

 

 

1,412

 

 

150

 

 

2,453

 

 

48

 

 

96

 

 

37

 

 

8,676