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Table 16.5

Melanoma of the Skin (Invasive)

Age-adjusted SEER Incidencea Rates by Year, Race and Sex
Year of Diagnosis All Races Whites Blacks
Both Sexes Males Females Both Sexes Males Females Both Sexes Males Females
1975-2010 16.38 20.21 13.78 19.26 23.55 16.41 1.02 1.21 0.90
1975 7.89 8.54 7.44 8.70 9.42 8.21 - - -
1976 8.16 8.68 7.69 9.01 9.55 8.53 1.69 - -
1977 8.86 9.78 8.15 9.87 10.85 9.14 - - -
1978 8.95 9.49 8.72 10.12 10.72 9.90 - - -
1979 9.55 10.56 8.91 10.79 11.93 10.10 - - -
1980 10.52 11.80 9.63 12.03 13.41 11.12 - - -
1981 11.09 12.09 10.44 12.58 13.55 12.00 1.35 - -
1982 11.18 12.50 10.27 12.80 14.19 11.88 - - -
1983 11.09 12.67 10.03 12.64 14.40 11.47 - - -
1984 11.40 12.92 10.42 13.10 14.82 12.02 - - -
1985 12.78 15.18 11.16 14.51 17.24 12.70 - - -
1986 13.31 15.69 11.61 15.21 17.87 13.34 - - -
1987 13.67 15.93 12.16 15.61 18.12 13.97 1.30 - -
1988 12.87 14.96 11.45 14.93 17.37 13.30 1.07 - -
1989 13.74 16.39 11.91 15.92 18.93 13.88 1.13 - -
1990 13.85 16.68 11.84 16.16 19.33 13.93 1.16 - -
1991 14.63 17.63 12.54 17.11 20.49 14.77 1.17 - -
1992 14.78 18.33 12.22 17.23 21.25 14.37 - - -
1993 14.64 18.19 12.08 17.05 21.03 14.21 - - -
1994 15.65 19.84 12.60 18.38 23.23 14.87 1.03 - -
1995 16.44 20.24 13.81 19.32 23.50 16.47 1.73 3.08 -
1996 17.34 21.73 14.17 20.49 25.38 16.98 1.06 - -
1997 17.73 21.70 14.87 20.96 25.24 17.92 1.10 - -
1998 17.93 22.14 14.99 21.44 26.22 18.15 1.19 - -
1999 18.30 22.91 15.07 21.92 27.05 18.35 1.14 - -
2000 18.94 23.87 15.50 22.84 28.32 19.08 0.83 - -
2001 19.67 24.53 16.27 23.88 29.29 20.14 0.81 - -
2002 19.31 23.99 16.11 23.37 28.50 19.92 1.11 - -
2003 19.54 24.21 16.25 23.78 28.90 20.23 0.84 - -
2004 20.65 25.52 17.29 25.23 30.80 21.39 0.82 - -
2005 22.44 28.15 18.41 27.65 34.07 23.14 1.07 - 1.03
2006 22.09 27.69 18.08 27.14 33.30 22.77 0.98 - -
2007 21.73 27.52 17.73 26.75 33.18 22.32 1.16 - -
2008 23.09 29.23 18.77 28.50 35.36 23.67 1.25 1.42 -
2009 22.88 29.18 18.39 28.03 35.04 23.01 1.07 1.11 0.98
2010 23.57 29.62 19.30 28.85 35.41 24.23 1.02 - 0.92
Footnotes:

a SEER 9 areas (San Francisco, Connecticut, Detroit, Hawaii, Iowa, New Mexico, Seattle, Utah, and Atlanta). Rates are per 100,000 and are age-adjusted to the 2000 US Std Population (19 age groups - Census P25-1130).

- Statistic not shown. Rate based on less than 16 cases for the time interval.

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