Table 18: 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

 

Cerebrum

 

Brain Lobes

 

Ventricle

 

Cerebellum

 

Brain Stem

 

Spinal Cord & Cauda Equina

 

Overlapping lesions

 

Brain / Nervous System, NOS

 

Other

 

Total

 

 

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sex

Men

 

21

39.6%

 

66

52.0%

 

864

51.1%

 

12

60.0%

 

22

46.8%

 

15

48.4%

 

16

42.1%

 

314

54.0%

 

143

47.0%

 

14

53.8%

 

1,487

50.9%

 

Women

 

32

60.4%

 

61

48.0%

 

828

48.9%

 

8

40.0%

 

25

53.2%

 

16

51.6%

 

22

57.9%

 

268

46.0%

 

161

53.0%

 

12

46.2%

 

1,433

49.1%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Race/Ethnicity

Non-Hispanic White

 

32

60.4%

 

91

71.7%

 

1,308

77.3%

 

12

60.0%

 

30

63.8%

 

18

58.1%

 

27

71.1%

 

413

71.0%

 

242

79.6%

 

12

46.2%

 

2,185

74.8%

 

Non-Hispanic Black

 

<5

5.7%

 

<5

3.1%

 

51

3.0%

 

<5

5.0%

 

5

10.6%

 

<5

9.7%

 

<5

2.6%

 

21

3.6%

 

8

2.6%

 

<5

11.5%

 

100

3.4%

 

Hispanic

 

11

20.8%

 

20

15.7%

 

239

14.1%

 

<5

10.0%

 

10

21.3%

 

6

19.4%

 

6

15.8%

 

105

18.0%

 

28

9.2%

 

9

34.6%

 

436

14.9%

 

Asian-Pacific Islander

 

7

13.2%

 

12

9.4%

 

90

5.3%

 

5

25.0%

 

<5

4.3%

 

<5

9.7%

 

<5

7.9%

 

43

7.4%

 

25

8.2%

 

<5

7.7%

 

192

6.6%

 

Other/Unknown

 

0

0.0%

 

0

0.0%

 

<5

0.2%

 

0

0.0%

 

0

0.0%

 

<5

3.2%

 

<5

2.6%

 

0

0.0%

 

<5

0.3%

 

0

0.0%

 

7

0.2%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Socioeconomic Status

Low

 

11

20.8%

 

41

32.3%

 

466

27.5%

 

<5

15.0%

 

17

36.2%

 

7

22.6%

 

15

39.5%

 

195

33.5%

 

96

31.6%

 

12

46.2%

 

863

29.6%

 

Medium

 

11

20.8%

 

22

17.3%

 

395

23.3%

 

8

40.0%

 

8

17.0%

 

9

29.0%

 

7

18.4%

 

119

20.4%

 

62

20.4%

 

<5

11.5%

 

644

22.1%

 

High

 

31

58.5%

 

64

50.4%

 

831

49.1%

 

9

45.0%

 

22

46.8%

 

15

48.4%

 

16

42.1%

 

268

46.0%

 

146

48.0%

 

11

42.3%

 

1,413

48.4%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Level of Urbanization

Rural

 

8

15.1%

 

9

7.1%

 

133

7.9%

 

<5

5.0%

 

<5

8.5%

 

<5

12.9%

 

<5

2.6%

 

47

8.1%

 

15

4.9%

 

<5

11.5%

 

225

7.7%

 

Urban

 

45

84.9%

 

118

92.9%

 

1,559

92.1%

 

19

95.0%

 

43

91.5%

 

27

87.1%

 

37

97.4%

 

535

91.9%

 

289

95.1%

 

23

88.5%

 

2,695

92.3%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

 

 

53

 

 

127

 

 

1,692

 

 

20

 

 

47

 

 

31

 

 

38

 

 

582

 

 

304

 

 

26

 

 

2,920