Table 9: Number of Cases and Percent of Selected First Primary Benign Central Nervous System Tumors by Demographics and Histology, 20-64 Year Olds, California, 2001-2005

 

Demographic Characteristics

 

Pilocytic Astrocytoma

 

Choroid plexus

 

Nueronal / glial, neuronal and mixed

 

Nerve sheath tumors

 

Meningioma

 

Hemangioma

 

Pituitary Gland

 

Neoplasm, NOS

 

Other

 

Total

 

 

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sex

Male

 

52

46.8%

 

8

38.1%

 

29

55.8%

 

1,030

50.6%

 

975

25.2%

 

27

40.9%

 

1,101

45.0%

 

18

45.0%

 

23

54.8%

 

3,263

37.6%

 

Female

 

59

53.2%

 

13

61.9%

 

23

44.2%

 

1,007

49.4%

 

2,888

74.8%

 

39

59.1%

 

1,343

55.0%

 

22

55.0%

 

19

45.2%

 

5,413

62.4%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Race/Ethnicity

Non-Hispanic White

 

67

60.4%

 

10

47.6%

 

35

67.3%

 

1,306

64.1%

 

2,295

59.4%

 

38

57.6%

 

1,047

42.8%

 

22

55.0%

 

17

40.5%

 

4,837

55.8%

 

Non-Hispanic Black

 

5

4.5%

 

<5

4.8%

 

<5

3.8%

 

58

2.8%

 

266

6.9%

 

<5

4.5%

 

221

9.0%

 

<5

7.5%

 

2

4.8%

 

561

6.5%

 

Hispanic

 

26

23.4%

 

7

33.3%

 

11

21.2%

 

358

17.6%

 

815

21.1%

 

14

21.2%

 

875

35.8%

 

11

27.5%

 

19

45.2%

 

2,136

24.6%

 

Asian-Pacific Islander

 

11

9.9%

 

3

14.3%

 

<5

7.7%

 

256

12.6%

 

444

11.5%

 

11

16.7%

 

271

11.1%

 

<5

5.0%

 

<5

9.5%

 

1,006

11.6%

 

Other/Unknown

 

<5

1.8%

 

0

0.0%

 

0

0.0%

 

59

2.9%

 

43

1.1%

 

0

0.0%

 

30

1.2%

 

<5

5.0%

 

0

0.0%

 

136

1.6%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Socioeconomic Status

Low

 

39

35.1%

 

6

28.6%

 

9

17.3%

 

506

24.8%

 

1,246

32.3%

 

17

25.8%

 

960

39.3%

 

17

42.5%

 

15

35.7%

 

2,815

32.4%

 

Medium

 

20

18.0%

 

6

28.6%

 

13

25.0%

 

384

18.9%

 

822

21.3%

 

18

27.3%

 

487

19.9%

 

10

25.0%

 

11

26.2%

 

1,771

20.4%

 

High

 

52

46.8%

 

9

42.9%

 

30

57.7%

 

1,147

56.3%

 

1,795

46.5%

 

31

47.0%

 

997

40.8%

 

13

32.5%

 

16

38.1%

 

4,090

47.1%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Level of Urbanization

Rural

 

8

7.2%

 

<5

4.8%

 

<5

1.9%

 

128

6.3%

 

247

6.4%

 

5

7.6%

 

117

4.8%

 

8

20.0%

 

<5

9.5%

 

519

6.0%

 

Urban

 

103

92.8%

 

20

95.2%

 

51

98.1%

 

1,909

93.7%

 

3,616

93.6%

 

61

92.4%

 

2,327

95.2%

 

32

80.0%

 

38

90.5%

 

8,157

94.0%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

 

 

111

 

 

21

 

 

52

 

 

2,037

 

 

3,863

 

 

66

 

 

2,444

 

 

40

 

 

42

 

 

8,676