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Table 2 Socioeconomic statistics of identified clusters.

From: Race-specific geography of prostate cancer incidence

Zone % Black Residents* % less than 12 years schooling % below poverty % renter occupied dwellings % unemployed§
Whites with incidence greater than expectation
2 4.5 12.3 3.1 22.3 3.9
3 1.7 12.6 4.8 24.9 6.6
6 1.4 14.5 5.0 31.5 5.6
8 2.8 10.9 5.3 40.1 4.8
Whites with incidence less than expectation
1 1.6 19.8 6.8 31.6 6.2
4 5.8 21.6 5.9 35.4 5.5
5 4.4 24.5 10.1 63.5 7.0
7 2.2 33.4 10.2 54.2 10.2
African Americans adjusted for Whites with incidence greater than expectation
b 3.0 14.6/11.6 4.1/3.9 29.1/44.6 6.1/6.1
African Americans adjusted for Whites with incidence less than expectation
a 19.1 18.0/34.5 15.5/25.4 70.4/82.8 7.1/13.9
  1. Socioeconomic characteristics of identified locales with significant variation of prostate cancer incidence by race, CT and MA, 1994–1998. 1990 Census data for is of White and African American residents; the second percentage in the African American zones are of African American residents alone.
  2. *Denominator includes male White and African American residents from the 1990 census 20 years of age and older. Persons 18 years and older. Occupied housing units. §Persons 16 years and older.