Table 17: 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

 

Meninges

 

Brain Lobes

 

Cerebellum

 

Spinal Cord, Cauda Equina & Cranial Nerves

 

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

%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sex

Men

 

862

27.5%

 

63

38.7%

 

21

46.7%

 

42

42.4%

 

146

52.7%

 

30

61.2%

 

491

61.5%

 

6

23.1%

 

16

28.6%

 

14

41.2%

 

1,691

36.1%

 

Women

 

2,273

72.5%

 

100

61.3%

 

24

53.3%

 

57

57.6%

 

131

47.3%

 

19

38.8%

 

308

38.5%

 

20

76.9%

 

40

71.4%

 

20

58.8%

 

2,992

63.9%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Race/Ethnicity

Non-Hispanic White

 

2,147

68.5%

 

126

77.3%

 

34

75.6%

 

67

67.7%

 

196

70.8%

 

31

63.3%

 

427

53.4%

 

18

69.2%

 

43

76.8%

 

21

61.8%

 

3,110

66.4%

 

Non-Hispanic Black

 

184

5.9%

 

<5

2.5%

 

0

0.0%

 

5

5.1%

 

6

2.2%

 

<5

4.1%

 

97

12.1%

 

<5

3.8%

 

<5

5.4%

 

<5

8.8%

 

305

6.5%

 

Hispanic

 

418

13.3%

 

22

13.5%

 

<5

8.9%

 

10

10.1%

 

30

10.8%

 

8

16.3%

 

164

20.5%

 

<5

11.5%

 

6

10.7%

 

<5

8.8%

 

668

14.3%

 

Asian-Pacific Islander

 

362

11.5%

 

10

6.1%

 

6

13.3%

 

16

16.2%

 

36

13.0%

 

5

10.2%

 

108

13.5%

 

<5

15.4%

 

<5

7.1%

 

6

17.6%

 

557

11.9%

 

Other/Unknown

 

24

0.8%

 

<5

0.6%

 

<5

2.2%

 

<5

1.0%

 

9

3.2%

 

<5

6.1%

 

<5

0.4%

 

0

0.0%

 

0

0.0%

 

<5

2.9%

 

43

0.9%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Socioeconomic Status

Low

 

1,006

32.1%

 

45

27.6%

 

9

20.0%

 

21

21.2%

 

67

24.2%

 

15

30.6%

 

272

34.0%

 

8

30.8%

 

17

30.4%

 

11

32.4%

 

1,471

31.4%

 

Medium

 

665

21.2%

 

33

20.2%

 

10

22.2%

 

19

19.2%

 

59

21.3%

 

6

12.2%

 

173

21.7%

 

6

23.1%

 

14

25.0%

 

6

17.6%

 

991

21.2%

 

High

 

1,464

46.7%

 

85

52.1%

 

26

57.8%

 

59

59.6%

 

151

54.5%

 

28

57.1%

 

354

44.3%

 

12

46.2%

 

25

44.6%

 

17

50.0%

 

2,221

47.4%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Level of Urbanization

Rural

 

201

6.4%

 

14

8.6%

 

<5

2.2%

 

5

5.1%

 

23

8.3%

 

6

12.2%

 

37

4.6%

 

<5

11.5%

 

<5

7.1%

 

<5

11.8%

 

298

6.4%

 

Urban

 

2,934

93.6%

 

149

91.4%

 

44

97.8%

 

94

94.9%

 

254

91.7%

 

43

87.8%

 

762

95.4%

 

23

88.5%

 

52

92.9%

 

30

88.2%

 

4,385

93.6%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

 

 

3,135

 

 

163

 

 

45

 

 

99

 

 

277

 

 

49

 

 

799

 

 

26

 

 

56

 

 

34

 

 

4,683