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Skin Cancer: Module 14
Figure I Melanoma Incidence and Mortality Rates for Whites by Sex, 1973-1994

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Figure I shows the incidence of cutaneous malignant melanoma and mortality rates, per 100,000, for white males and white females, from 1973 to 1994.

In 1973:

  • the mortality rate for white males was 2.2.
  • the mortality rate for white females was 1.4.
  • the incidence for white males was 6.7.
  • the incidence for white females was 5.9.

In 1974:

  • the mortality rate for white males was 2.5.
  • the mortality rate for white females was 1.4.
  • the incidence for white males was 6.9.
  • the incidence for white females was 6.3.

In 1975:

  • the mortality rate for white males was 2.4.
  • the mortality rate for white females was 1.4.
  • the incidence for white males was 7.8.
  • the incidence for white females was 6.9.

In 1976:

  • the mortality rate for white males was 2.6.
  • the mortality rate for white females was 1.6.
  • the incidence for white males was 8.1.
  • the incidence for white females was 7.1.

In 1977:

  • the mortality rate for white males was 2.6.
  • the mortality rate for white females was 1.6.
  • the incidence for white males was 9.1.
  • the incidence for white females was 7.8.

In 1978:

  • the mortality rate for white males was 2.7.
  • the mortality rate for white females was 1.6.
  • the incidence for white males was 8.9.
  • the incidence for white females was 8.3.

In 1979:

  • the mortality rate for white males was 2.9.
  • the mortality rate for white females was 1.7.
  • the incidence for white males was 9.9.
  • the incidence for white females was 8.5.

In 1980:

  • the mortality rate for white males was 2.8.
  • the mortality rate for white females was 1.5.
  • the incidence for white males was 11.2.
  • the incidence for white females was 9.3.

In 1981:

  • the mortality rate for white males was 2.9.
  • the mortality rate for white females was 1.7.
  • the incidence for white males was 11.2.
  • the incidence for white females was 10.

In 1982:

  • the mortality rate for white males was 3.
  • the mortality rate for white females was 1.6.
  • the incidence for white males was 11.7.
  • the incidence for white females was 9.8.

In 1983:

  • the mortality rate for white males was 3.
  • the mortality rate for white females was 1.7.
  • the incidence for white males was 11.8.
  • the incidence for white females was 9.4.

In 1984:

  • the mortality rate for white males was 3.1.
  • the mortality rate for white females was 1.6.
  • the incidence for white males was 12.2.
  • the incidence for white females was 9.7.

In 1985:

  • the mortality rate for white males was 3.1.
  • the mortality rate for white females was 1.7.
  • the incidence for white males was 14.
  • the incidence for white females was 10.4.

In 1986:

  • the mortality rate for white males was 3.2.
  • the mortality rate for white females was 1.7.
  • the incidence for white males was 14.3.
  • the incidence for white females was 10.8.

In 1987:

  • the mortality rate for white males was 3.4.
  • the mortality rate for white females was 1.7.
  • the incidence for white males was 14.5.
  • the incidence for white females was 11.4.

In 1988:

  • the mortality rate for white males was 3.3.
  • the mortality rate for white females was 1.7.
  • the incidence for white males was 14.2.
  • the incidence for white females was 10.9.

In 1989:

  • the mortality rate for white males was 3.4.
  • the mortality rate for white females was 1.7.
  • the incidence for white males was 15.5.
  • the incidence for white females was 11.2.

In 1990:

  • the mortality rate for white males was 3.4.
  • the mortality rate for white females was 1.8.
  • the incidence for white males was 15.6.
  • the incidence for white females was 11.3.

In 1991:

  • the mortality rate for white males was 3.5.
  • the mortality rate for white females was 1.6.
  • the incidence for white males was 16.7.
  • the incidence for white females was 12.1.

In 1992:

  • the mortality rate for white males was 3.5.
  • the mortality rate for white females was 1.7.
  • the incidence for white males was 17.1.
  • the incidence for white females was 11.7.

In 1993:

  • the mortality rate for white males was 3.5.
  • the mortality rate for white females was 1.7.
  • the incidence for white males was 16.8.
  • the incidence for white females was 11.5.

In 1994:

  • the mortality rate for white males was 3.5.
  • the mortality rate for white females was 1.7.
  • the incidence for white males was 17.7.
  • the incidence for white females was 11.6.

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