FIGURE 5 Annual Age-adjusted Cancer Death Rates* Among Females for Selected Cancers, United States, 1930 to 2004.
*Rates are age-adjusted to the 2000 US standard population.
Uterus includes uterine cervix and uterine corpus.
Note: Due to changes in ICD coding, numerator information has changed over time. Rates for cancers of the uterus, ovary, lung and bronchus, and colon and rectum are affected by these changes.
Source: US Mortality Data, 1960 to 2004, US Mortality Volumes 1930 to 1959, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2006.