Table 4: Average age-adjusted colorectal cancer mortality rates by gender, time period, and race/ethnicity; New Mexico, 1995 to 2009.

GenderTime periodMortality rates (95% CI) per 100,000 by race/ethnicityRate ratios (95% CI)
Non-Hispanic white Hispanic American Indian H versus NHWAI versus NHW

Overall1995–199917.4 (16.3–18.6)19.6 (17.7–21.5)13.7 (10.3–17.8)1.12 (0.99–1.26)0.79 (0.59–1.03)
2000–200416.6 (15.6–17.8)19.6 (17.9–21.4)10.2 (7.7–13.3)1.18 (1.06–1.32)0.62 (0.46–0.81)
2005–200915.5 (14.5–16.5)a16.6 (15.2–18.1)a14.4 (11.5–17.8)1.08 (0.96–1.20)0.93 (0.74–1.16)

Male1995–199920.8 (18.8–22.8)24.2 (21.0–27.7)14.9 (9.7–21.6)1.17 (0.98–1.38)0.72 (0.46–1.05)
2000–200420.1 (18.3–22.0)25.1 (22.2–28.2)13.6 (9.1–19.3)1.25 (1.07–1.45)0.68 (0.45–0.97)
2005–200918.4 (16.8–20.1)20.0 (17.7–22.5)a15.5 (11.0–21.1)1.09 (0.93–1.26)0.84 (0.59–1.16)

Female1995–199914.5 (13.2–16.0)16.0 (13.9–18.5)12.8 (8.6–18.3)1.10 (0.93–1.31)0.88 (0.58–1.28)
2000–200413.8 (12.5–15.2)15.2 (13.3–17.4)8.0 (5.1–11.8)1.11 (0.93–1.30)0.58 (0.37–0.87)
2005–200913.2 (12.0–14.6)13.9 (12.2–15.7)13.4 (9.8–17.8)1.05 (0.89–1.23)1.02 (0.73–1.37)

comparing time period versus 1995–1999.
H: Hispanic, NWH: non-Hispanic white, and AI: American Indian.