Table 16: 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

 

Nerve sheath tumors

 

Meningioma

 

Pituitary tumors

 

Neoplasm, NOS

 

Other

 

Total

 

 

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sex

Male

 

236

52.2%

 

931

27.7%

 

491

61.6%

 

12

35.3%

 

21

58.3%

 

1,691

36.1%

 

Female

 

216

47.8%

 

2,433

72.3%

 

306

38.4%

 

22

64.7%

 

15

41.7%

 

2,992

63.9%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Race/Ethnicity

Non-Hispanic White

 

313

69.2%

 

2,317

68.9%

 

427

53.6%

 

27

79.4%

 

26

72.2%

 

3,110

66.4%

 

Non-Hispanic Black

 

13

2.9%

 

193

5.7%

 

95

11.9%

 

<5

8.8%

 

<5

2.8%

 

305

6.5%

 

Hispanic

 

49

10.8%

 

447

13.3%

 

164

20.6%

 

<5

5.9%

 

6

16.7%

 

668

14.3%

 

Asian-Pacific Islander

 

63

13.9%

 

381

11.3%

 

108

13.6%

 

<5

5.9%

 

<5

8.3%

 

557

11.9%

 

Other/Unknown

 

14

3.1%

 

26

0.8%

 

<5

0.4%

 

0

0.0%

 

0

0.0%

 

43

0.9%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Socioeconomic Status

Low

 

109

24.1%

 

1,068

31.7%

 

270

33.9%

 

14

41.2%

 

10

27.8%

 

1,471

31.4%

 

Medium

 

92

20.4%

 

706

21.0%

 

173

21.7%

 

10

29.4%

 

10

27.8%

 

991

21.2%

 

High

 

251

55.5%

 

1,590

47.3%

 

354

44.4%

 

10

29.4%

 

16

44.4%

 

2,221

47.4%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Level of Urbanization

Rural

 

36

8.0%

 

218

6.5%

 

37

4.6%

 

6

17.6%

 

<5

2.8%

 

298

6.4%

 

Urban

 

416

92.0%

 

3,146

93.5%

 

760

95.4%

 

28

82.4%

 

35

97.2%

 

4,385

93.6%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

 

 

452

 

 

3,364

 

 

797

 

 

34

 

 

36

 

 

4,683