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Malignant mesothelioma (all sites): Death rates (per million population) by race and sex, U.S. residents age 15 and over, 2005–2014

Crude Death Rate
YearWhiteBlackOtherOverall
MaleFemaleMaleFemaleMaleFemale
2005 21.70 5.38 6.58 1.53 3.40 0.82 11.51
2006 20.85 4.74 6.52 2.07 2.56 0.52 10.88
2007 20.60 4.99 5.83 1.23 3.02 2.14 10.83
2008 21.13 5.23 6.34 1.15 3.45 1.95 11.15
2009 21.57 5.24 4.81 1.25 3.73 1.29 11.21
2010 21.03 5.26 6.72 1.29 3.11 0.80 11.06
2011 21.92 5.04 6.28 1.16 3.99 0.99 11.30
2012 21.51 5.42 6.37 2.22 2.93 2.14 11.36
2013 19.34 5.70 6.08 1.29 4.09 0.93 10.52
2014 20.40 5.51 5.61 1.55 3.53 0.90 10.80
2005–2014 20.91 5.23 6.05 1.46 3.35 1.23 11.00
Age-Adjusted Death Rate
YearWhiteBlackOtherOverall
MaleFemaleMaleFemaleMaleFemale
2005 23.54 4.54 10.80 1.84 4.90 1.09 11.47
2006 22.49 3.98 11.44 2.37 4.49 0.61 10.87
2007 22.04 4.17 9.64 1.40 5.01 2.68 10.71
2008 22.28 4.32 9.91 1.32 5.07 2.49 10.94
2009 22.50 4.26 8.01 1.42 6.85 1.58 10.89
2010 21.69 4.32 11.45 1.52 4.75 0.98 10.73
2011 22.48 4.06 9.86 1.36 6.96 1.14 10.85
2012 21.52 4.31 9.35 2.44 4.49 2.58 10.68
2013 18.99 4.51 8.63 1.34 5.95 1.33 9.73
2014 19.78 4.29 8.91 1.71 5.02 1.17 9.89
2005–2014 21.59 4.27 9.71 1.66 5.39 1.55 10.63

Note:

The 2005–2014 crude and age-adjusted rates may be different than those previously reported.

See Appendix for information about data sources, methods, ICD codes, and limitations.

Source:

Mortality multiple cause-of-death data from National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System.

National population estimates from Bureau of the Census and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Citation:

NIOSH 2017. Work-Related Lung Disease Surveillance System (eWoRLD). 2017-905 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Respiratory Health Division, Morgantown, WV. Available at: <https://wwwn.cdc.gov/eworld/Data/905> May 26, 2017.

Reference Number: 2017-905

Date Posted: May 2017

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