Table 2: Age-Specific Incidence Rate* (ASIR) with 95% Confidence Interval (CI) of First Primary Central Nervous System Tumors among Children, Adolescents and Teens by Age Group, Tumor Behavior and Race/Ethnicity, California, 2001-2005

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Age Group

Race

 

Malignant

 

Benign

 

 

 

 

 

ASIR

95%CI

 

ASIR

95%CI

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

< 5 years

Non-Hispanic White

 

2.6

(2.2, 3.2)

 

1.5

(1.2, 1.9)

 

 

 

Non-Hispanic Black

 

2.3

(1.4, 3.5)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hispanic

 

2.6

(2.2, 3.0)

 

1.1

(0.8, 1.4)

 

 

 

Asian-Pacific Islander

 

2.7

(1.9, 3.8)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

 

2.6

(2.4, 2.9)

 

1.2

(1.0, 1.4)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5-9 years

Non-Hispanic White

 

2.5

(2.1, 3.1)

 

1.7

(1.3, 2.1)

 

 

 

Non-Hispanic Black

 

1.7

(1.0, 2.8)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hispanic

 

2.2

(1.9, 2.6)

 

0.9

(0.7, 1.2)

 

 

 

Asian-Pacific Islander

 

1.8

(1.1, 2.6)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

 

2.3

(2.0, 2.5)

 

1.1

(1.0, 1.3)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10-14 years

Non-Hispanic White

 

2.3

(1.9, 2.7)

 

1.6

(1.2, 1.9)

 

 

 

Non-Hispanic Black

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hispanic

 

1.7

(1.4, 2.1)

 

1.0

(0.8, 1.3)

 

 

 

Asian-Pacific Islander

 

1.8

(1.2, 2.7)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

 

1.9

(1.6, 2.1)

 

1.2

(1.0, 1.4)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15-19 years

Non-Hispanic White

 

2.0

(1.6, 2.5)

 

2.1

(1.7, 2.5)

 

 

 

Non-Hispanic Black

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hispanic

 

1.4

(1.1, 1.8)

 

2.0

(1.6, 2.4)

 

 

 

Asian-Pacific Islander

 

2.3

(1.6, 3.2)

 

1.1

(0.7, 1.8)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

 

1.7

(1.5, 2.0)

 

1.8

(1.6, 2.1)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* Age-specific incidence rates are per 100,000 population.  Rates are standardized to the 2000 US population.

Shaded cells = rates could not be calculated if number of cases were less than 15 and/or the underlying population was less than 100,000.