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Table 17.1

Mesothelioma

Age-Adjusted SEER Cancer Incidence Rates a, 1980-2015

All Races, All Ages

Sex Age 1980-
1981
1982-
1983
1984-
1985
1986-
1987
1988-
1989
1990-
1991
1992-
1993
1994-
1995
1996-
1997
1998-
1999
2000-
2001
2002-
2003
2004-
2005
2006-
2007
2008-
2009
2010-
2011
2012-
2013
2014-
2015
Both Sexes All Ages 0.9 0.9 1.0 1.0 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.0 1.1 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.9 0.9
Males All Ages 1.6 1.6 1.9 1.7 2.0 2.1 2.3 2.2 2.0 2.1 2.0 1.8 2.0 1.7 1.8 1.8 1.6 1.6
Ages 0-54 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Ages 55-64 3.7 3.7 4.5 3.5 3.1 4.4 3.6 3.3 4.2 3.7 2.6 3.0 2.8 2.4 2.4 2.1 1.2 1.2
Ages 65-74 8.2 7.2 8.6 8.3 11.9 9.5 10.7 10.3 9.0 9.8 9.3 7.8 8.7 8.0 7.3 6.1 6.7 6.1
Ages 75-84 10.0 11.7 12.0 12.6 12.7 17.2 16.1 17.9 15.2 16.8 19.5 17.2 17.8 14.4 15.3 19.2 14.5 15.9
Ages 85+ - - - - 12.8 12.0 20.5 12.4 15.8 15.9 14.4 13.5 19.8 15.6 22.8 15.7 19.7 21.3
Females All Ages 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
Ages 0-54 - 0.1 - 0.1 0.1 0.1 - 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Ages 55-64 0.9 1.0 0.8 1.0 - 0.9 0.9 1.1 0.8 - - 0.9 0.8 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.6
Ages 65-74 - 2.1 1.4 1.4 1.7 1.4 1.3 1.6 1.5 1.6 1.2 1.5 1.5 1.8 1.4 1.8 1.3 1.6
Ages 75-84 - 2.0 3.1 2.3 1.7 3.0 2.8 2.6 2.3 2.0 2.8 2.7 3.2 3.8 2.4 3.0 2.5 2.5
Ages 85+ - - - - - - - - - - 2.9 - - - 3.1 2.9 3.0 2.9

Whites, All Ages by Sex

Sex 1980-
1981
1982-
1983
1984-
1985
1986-
1987
1988-
1989
1990-
1991
1992-
1993
1994-
1995
1996-
1997
1998-
1999
2000-
2001
2002-
2003
2004-
2005
2006-
2007
2008-
2009
2010-
2011
2012-
2013
2014-
2015
Both Sexes 0.9 1.0 1.1 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.1 1.2 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.0 1.0
Males 1.7 1.7 2.0 1.8 2.2 2.3 2.5 2.3 2.2 2.3 2.3 2.0 2.2 1.9 2.1 2.0 1.8 1.8
Females 0.3 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.4

Blacks, All Ages by Sex

Sex 1980-
1981
1982-
1983
1984-
1985
1986-
1987
1988-
1989
1990-
1991
1992-
1993
1994-
1995
1996-
1997
1998-
1999
2000-
2001
2002-
2003
2004-
2005
2006-
2007
2008-
2009
2010-
2011
2012-
2013
2014-
2015
Both Sexes - 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.9 0.7 0.7 0.4 0.4 0.6 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
Males - - - - - 1.5 1.3 1.8 1.1 1.4 - - 1.0 - - - 0.8 -
Females - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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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