Table 5: Number of Cases and Percent of First Primary Central Nervous System Tumors, Population Demographic Characteristics, by Behavior, 20-64 Year Olds, California, 2001-2005

 

Demographic Characteristics

 

Malignant

 

Benign

 

Uncertain

 

Total

 

 

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sex

Male

 

3,105

59.7%

 

3,263

37.6%

 

503

53.5%

 

6,871

46.4%

 

Female

 

2,097

40.3%

 

5,413

62.4%

 

438

46.6%

 

7,948

53.6%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Race/Ethnicity

Non-Hispanic white

 

3,344

64.3%

 

4,837

55.8%

 

500

53.1%

 

8,681

58.6%

 

Non-Hispanic black

 

218

4.2%

 

561

6.5%

 

75

8.0%

 

854

5.8%

 

Hispanic

 

1,203

23.1%

 

2,136

24.6%

 

249

26.5%

 

3,588

24.2%

 

Asian-Pacific Islander

 

411

7.9%

 

1,006

11.6%

 

109

11.6%

 

1,526

10.3%

 

Other/Unknown

 

26

0.5%

 

136

1.6%

 

8

0.9%

 

170

1.1%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Socioeconomic Status

Low

 

1,687

32.4%

 

2,815

32.5%

 

333

35.7%

 

4,835

32.6%

 

Medium

 

1,064

20.5%

 

1,771

20.4%

 

203

21.6%

 

3,038

20.5%

 

High

 

2,451

47.1%

 

4,090

47.1%

 

405

43.0%

 

6,946

46.9%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Level of Urbanization

Rural

 

350

6.7%

 

519

6.0%

 

58

6.2%

 

927

6.3%

 

Urban

 

4,852

93.3%

 

8,157

94.0%

 

883

93.8%

 

13,822

93.3%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

 

 

5,202

 

 

8,676

 

 

941

 

 

14,819