Gender Specific incidence

The incidence of Hodgkin lymphoma in the period 1975-2000 was higher in females than males in the 15-to 19-year age group. In all older age groups the reverse

Table 8.1 Incidence of Hodgkin lymphoma in persons younger than 30 years of age in the United States, 1975-2000. SEER Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results, na not available

Age at diagnosis (years)

<5

5-9

10-14

15-19

20-24

25-29

United States population, year 2000 census (in millions)

19.2

20.6

20.5

20.2

19.0

19.4

Hodgkin lymphoma

Average incidence per million, 1975-2000, SEER

0.5

4.1

13.3

36.6

49.9

49.8

Average annual percent change in incidence, 1975-2000, SEER

na

-2.3%

-0.6%

-0.4%

0.2%

1.0%

Estimated incidence per million, year 2000, United States

na

2.5

12.2

34.7

51.3

55.3

Estimated number of persons diagnosed, year 2000, United States

10

84

273

702

973

1,072

Hodgkin Lymphoma ^^ rn □ Whiie, non-Hispanic

Q Male 0 O African American/Black

I HI l. □ American Indian/Alaska Native

0 0

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