Table 15: Number of Cases and Percent of First Primary Malignant Central Nervous System Tumors by Demographics and Anatomic Site, 65 Years and Older, California, 2001-2005

 

Demographic Characteristics

 

Diffuse astrocytoma

 

Anaplastic astrocytoma

 

Astrocytoma, NOS

 

Glioblastoma

 

Oligodendro-glioma

 

Ependymoma / anaplastic ependymoma

 

Anaplastic oligodendro-glioma

 

Mixed glioma

 

Glioma malignant, NOS

 

Meningioma

 

Lymphoma

 

Neoplasm, NOS

 

Other

 

Total

 

 

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sex

Male

 

9

50.0%

 

74

49.7%

 

57

48.7%

 

975

52.7%

 

18

54.5%

 

18

48.6%

 

10

43.5%

 

16

59.3%

 

75

50.7%

 

26

46.4%

 

130

46.1%

 

61

42.4%

 

18

50.0%

 

1,487

50.9%

 

Female

 

9

50.0%

 

75

50.3%

 

60

51.3%

 

875

47.3%

 

15

45.5%

 

19

51.4%

 

13

56.5%

 

11

40.7%

 

73

49.3%

 

30

53.6%

 

152

53.9%

 

83

57.6%

 

18

50.0%

 

1,433

49.1%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Race/Ethnicity

Non-Hispanic White

 

15

83.3%

 

117

78.5%

 

82

70.1%

 

1,414

76.4%

 

25

75.8%

 

24

64.9%

 

16

69.6%

 

22

81.5%

 

109

73.6%

 

37

66.1%

 

190

67.4%

 

113

78.5%

 

21

58.3%

 

2,185

74.8%

 

Non-Hispanic Black

 

<5

5.6%

 

<5

1.3%

 

<5

2.6%

 

56

3.0%

 

<5

3.0%

 

<5

8.1%

 

<5

4.3%

 

<5

3.7%

 

9

6.1%

 

3

5.4%

 

9

3.2%

 

9

6.3%

 

<5

5.6%

 

100

3.4%

 

Hispanic

 

<5

11.1%

 

20

13.4%

 

24

20.5%

 

280

15.1%

 

5

15.2%

 

7

18.9%

 

<5

13.0%

 

<5

7.4%

 

20

13.5%

 

11

19.6%

 

37

13.1%

 

16

11.1%

 

9

25.0%

 

436

14.9%

 

Asian-Pacific Islander

 

0

0.0%

 

10

6.7%

 

7

6.0%

 

97

5.2%

 

<5

6.1%

 

<5

8.1%

 

<5

13.0%

 

<5

7.4%

 

9

6.1%

 

5

8.9%

 

44

15.6%

 

6

4.2%

 

<5

11.1%

 

192

6.6%

 

Other/Unknown

 

0

0.0%

 

0

0.0%

 

<5

0.9%

 

<5

0.2%

 

0

0.0%

 

0

0.0%

 

0

0.0%

 

0

0.0%

 

<5

0.7%

 

0

0.0%

 

<5

0.7%

 

0

0.0%

 

0

0.0%

 

7

0.2%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Socioeconomic Status

Low

 

7

38.9%

 

34

22.8%

 

45

38.5%

 

527

28.5%

 

9

27.3%

 

11

29.7%

 

10

43.5%

 

5

18.5%

 

42

28.4%

 

12

21.4%

 

93

33.0%

 

55

38.2%

 

13

36.1%

 

863

29.6%

 

Medium

 

5

27.8%

 

40

26.8%

 

24

20.5%

 

398

21.5%

 

6

18.2%

 

9

24.3%

 

6

26.1%

 

6

22.2%

 

33

22.3%

 

13

23.2%

 

60

21.3%

 

34

23.6%

 

10

27.8%

 

644

22.1%

 

High

 

6

33.3%

 

75

50.3%

 

48

41.0%

 

925

50.0%

 

18

54.5%

 

17

45.9%

 

7

30.4%

 

16

59.3%

 

73

49.3%

 

31

55.4%

 

129

45.7%

 

55

38.2%

 

13

36.1%

 

1,413

48.4%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Level of Urbanization

Rural

 

<5

22.2%

 

7

4.7%

 

7

6.0%

 

138

7.5%

 

<5

6.1%

 

<5

5.4%

 

<5

13.0%

 

<5

3.7%

 

15

10.1%

 

8

14.3%

 

23

8.2%

 

13

9.0%

 

<5

5.6%

 

225

7.7%

 

Urban

 

14

77.8%

 

142

95.3%

 

110

94.0%

 

1,712

92.5%

 

31

93.9%

 

35

94.6%

 

20

87.0%

 

26

96.3%

 

133

89.9%

 

48

85.7%

 

259

91.8%

 

131

91.0%

 

34

94.4%

 

2,695

92.3%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

 

 

18

 

 

149

 

 

117

 

 

1,850

 

 

33

 

 

37

 

 

23

 

 

27

 

 

148

 

 

56

 

 

282

 

 

144

 

 

36

 

 

2,920