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Age-Adjusted Incidence Rates by Cancer Site, All Stages (2014-2018)Puerto Rico RateUSA RateMapTableCI*Rank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
All Cancer Sites356.3448.6MapTableRank GraphRate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change Graph
Bladder9.619.7MapTableRank GraphRate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change Graph
Brain & ONS4.26.5MapTableRank GraphRate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change Graph
Breast (Female)92.9126.8MapTableRank GraphRate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change Graph
Breast (in situ) (Female)18.829.4MapTableRank GraphRate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change Graph
Cervix (Female)12.67.7MapTableRank GraphRate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change Graph
Childhood (Ages <15, All Sites)16.217.5MapTableRank GraphRate GraphN/AN/A
Childhood (Ages <20, All Sites)18.519.1MapTableRank GraphRate GraphN/AN/A
Colon & Rectum40.638.0MapTableRank GraphRate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change Graph
Esophagus2.94.5MapTableRank GraphRate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change Graph
Kidney & Renal Pelvis8.817.1MapTableRank GraphRate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change Graph
Leukemia10.014.2MapTableRank GraphRate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change Graph
Liver & Bile Duct8.28.6MapTableRank GraphRate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change Graph
Lung & Bronchus16.157.3MapTableRank GraphRate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change Graph
Melanoma of the Skin3.422.6MapTableRank GraphRate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change Graph
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma14.519.1MapTableRank GraphRate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change Graph
Oral Cavity & Pharynx9.611.9MapTableRank GraphRate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change Graph
Ovary (Female)7.810.7MapTableRank GraphRate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change Graph
Pancreas8.113.1MapTableRank GraphRate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change Graph
Prostate (Male)139.4106.2MapTableRank GraphRate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change Graph
Stomach7.26.5MapTableRank GraphRate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change Graph
Thyroid28.114.1MapTableRank GraphRate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change Graph
Uterus (Corpus & Uterus, NOS) (Female)29.427.4MapTableRank GraphRate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change Graph
Age-Adjusted Incidence Rates by Race/Ethnicity, All Stages (2014-2018)Puerto Rico RateUSA RateMapTableCI*Rank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
All Races (includes Hispanic)356.3448.6MapTableRank GraphRate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change Graph
White (includes Hispanic)N/A451.0MapTableRank GraphRate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change Graph
White HispanicN/A343.9MapTableRank GraphRate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change Graph
White Non-HispanicN/A466.2MapTableRank GraphRate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change Graph
Black (includes Hispanic)N/A444.9MapTableRank GraphRate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change Graph
Hispanic (any race)N/A345.0MapTableRank GraphRate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change Graph
Amer. Indian/Alaskan Native (includes Hispanic)N/A285.8MapTableRank GraphRate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change Graph
Asian or Pacific Islander (includes Hispanic)N/A291.1MapTableRank GraphRate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change Graph
Age-Adjusted Incidence Rates by Sex, All Stages
(2014-2018)
Puerto Rico RateUSA RateMapTableCI*Rank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Both Sexes356.3448.6MapTableRank GraphRate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change Graph
Male399.5487.4MapTableRank GraphRate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change Graph
Female326.0422.7MapTableRank GraphRate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change Graph
Age-Adjusted Incidence Rates by Age, All Stages
(2014-2018)
Puerto Rico RateUSA RateMapTableCI*Rank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
All Ages356.3448.6MapTableRank GraphRate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change Graph
Ages <65203.0227.6MapTableRank GraphRate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change Graph
Ages <50107.2106.1MapTableRank GraphRate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change Graph
Ages 50+1012.61349.4MapTableRank GraphRate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change Graph
Ages 65+1416.21975.9MapTableRank GraphRate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change Graph
Age-Adjusted Incidence Rates by Year, All StagesPuerto Rico RateUSA RateMapTableCI*Rank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
2014-2018356.3448.6MapTableRank GraphRate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change Graph
2018365.8435.8N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Age-Adjusted Incidence Rates by Cancer Site - Late Stage (2014-2018)Puerto Rico RateUSA RateMapTableCI*Rank GraphRate GraphPuerto Rico Percent Late StageUSA Percent Late Stage
Bladder0.72.4MapTableRank GraphRate Graph7.612.0
Brain & ONS0.40.9MapTableRank GraphRate Graph8.914.4
Breast (Female)25.741.7MapTableRank GraphRate Graph26.431.9
Cervix (Female)3.53.6MapTableRank GraphRate Graph28.549.1
Colon & Rectum15.621.7MapTableRank GraphRate Graph38.356.9
Esophagus0.93.1MapTableRank GraphRate Graph32.267.8
Kidney & Renal Pelvis1.84.8MapTableRank GraphRate Graph20.828.5
Liver & Bile Duct1.63.5MapTableRank GraphRate Graph19.641.2
Lung & Bronchus6.839.0MapTableRank GraphRate Graph42.468.3
Melanoma of the Skin0.53.1MapTableRank GraphRate Graph15.313.7
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma5.212.1MapTableRank GraphRate Graph36.063.4
Oral Cavity & Pharynx3.87.4MapTableRank GraphRate Graph39.662.4
Ovary (Female)4.17.7MapTableRank GraphRate Graph54.973.1
Pancreas4.49.9MapTableRank GraphRate Graph53.675.8
Prostate (Male)9.122.0MapTableRank GraphRate Graph6.520.6
Stomach2.83.7MapTableRank GraphRate Graph37.657.6
Thyroid4.74.3MapTableRank GraphRate Graph16.730.5
Uterus (Corpus & Uterus, NOS) (Female)5.07.3MapTableRank GraphRate Graph17.626.9
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 06/27/2022 2:49 pm.
For more explicit data source and footnote information please see the tables, graphs and maps that are linked to each row.

† Incidence rates (cases per 100,000 population per year) are age-adjusted to the 2000 US standard population (19 age groups: <1, 1-4, 5-9, ... , 80-84, 85+). Rates are for invasive cancer only (except for bladder cancer which is invasive and in situ) or unless otherwise specified. Rates calculated using SEER*Stat. Population counts for denominators are based on Census populations as modified by NCI. The 1969-2018 US Population Data File is used for SEER and NPCR incidence rates.
Interpret Rankings provides insight into interpreting cancer incidence statistics. When the population size for a denominator is small, the rates may be unstable. A rate is unstable when a small change in the numerator (e.g., only one or two additional cases) has a dramatic effect on the calculated rate.
Data not available for some combinations of geography, cancer site, age, and race/ethnicity.
Suppression is used to avoid misinterpretation when rates are unstable.
Age-Adjusted Mortality Rates
by Cancer Site
(2015-2019)
Puerto Rico RateUSA RateMapTableCI*Rank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphRate/Trend Comparison by CancerRate/Trend Comparison by Area
All Cancer Sites107.4152.4MapTableN/ARate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Bladder2.24.2MapTableN/ARate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Brain & ONS2.44.4MapTableN/ARate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Breast (Female)17.319.9MapTableN/ARate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Cervix (Female)2.32.2MapTableN/ARate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Childhood (Ages <15, All Sites)1.62.0MapTableN/ARate GraphN/AN/ATableTable
Childhood (Ages <20, All Sites)1.72.2MapTableN/ARate GraphN/AN/ATableTable
Colon & Rectum14.013.4MapTableN/ARate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Esophagus2.13.9MapTableN/ARate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Kidney & Renal Pelvis1.83.6MapTableN/ARate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Leukemia4.26.1MapTableN/ARate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Liver & Bile Duct6.86.6MapTableN/ARate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Lung & Bronchus10.936.7MapTableN/ARate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Melanoma of the Skin0.52.2MapTableN/ARate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma3.45.3MapTableN/ARate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Oral Cavity & Pharynx2.62.5MapTableN/ARate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Ovary (Female)4.06.5MapTableN/ARate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Pancreas6.611.1MapTableN/ARate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Prostate (Male)22.018.9MapTableN/ARate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Stomach3.82.9MapTableN/ARate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Thyroid0.40.5MapTableN/ARate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Uterus (Corpus & Uterus, NOS) (Female)5.05.0MapTableN/ARate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Age-Adjusted Mortality Rates by Race/Ethnicity (2015-2019)Puerto Rico RateUSA RateMapTableCI*Rank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphRate/Trend Comparison by CancerRate/Trend Comparison by Area
All Races (includes Hispanic)107.4152.4MapTableN/ARate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
White (includes Hispanic)N/A153.4MapTableN/ARate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change GraphN/AN/A
White HispanicN/A116.2MapTableN/ARate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change GraphN/AN/A
White Non-HispanicN/A157.2MapTableN/ARate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change GraphN/AN/A
Black (includes Hispanic)N/A173.6MapTableN/ARate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change GraphN/AN/A
Hispanic (any race)N/A109.7MapTableN/ARate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change GraphN/AN/A
Amer. Indian/Alaskan Native (includes Hispanic)N/A101.2MapTableN/ARate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change GraphN/AN/A
Asian or Pacific Islander (includes Hispanic)N/A95.6MapTableN/ARate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change GraphN/AN/A
Age-Adjusted Mortality Rates by Sex (2015-2019)Puerto Rico RateUSA RateMapTableCI*Rank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphRate/Trend Comparison by CancerRate/Trend Comparison by Area
Both Sexes107.4152.4MapTableN/ARate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Male134.4181.4MapTableN/ARate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Female87.7131.1MapTableN/ARate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Age-Adjusted Mortality Rates by Age (2015-2019)Puerto Rico RateUSA RateMapTableCI*Rank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphRate/Trend Comparison by CancerRate/Trend Comparison by Area
All Ages107.4152.4MapTableN/ARate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Ages <6538.548.4MapTableN/ARate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change GraphN/AN/A
Ages <5015.115.1MapTableN/ARate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change GraphN/AN/A
Ages 50+348.8512.0MapTableN/ARate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change GraphN/AN/A
Ages 65+583.0871.8MapTableN/ARate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change GraphN/AN/A
Age-Adjusted Mortality Rates by YearPuerto Rico RateUSA RateMapTableCI*Rank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphRate/Trend Comparison by CancerRate/Trend Comparison by Area
2015-2019107.4152.4MapTableN/ARate GraphN/A5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
2019102.6146.0N/ATableN/ARate GraphN/AN/AN/AN/A
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 06/27/2022 2:49 pm.
For more explicit data source and footnote information please see the tables, graphs and maps that are linked to each row.

Source: Death data provided by the National Vital Statistics System public use data file. Death rates calculated by the National Cancer Institute using SEER*Stat. Death rates are age-adjusted to the 2000 US standard population (19 age groups: <1, 1-4, 5-9, ... , 80-84, 85+). The Healthy People 2020 goals are based on rates adjusted using different methods but the differences should be minimal. Population counts for denominators are based on Census populations as modified by NCI. The 1969-2018 US Population Data File is used with mortality data.
Demographics: CrowdingPuerto Rico PercentUSA PercentMapTable
Households with >1 person per room, 2015-20192.73.4MapTable
Demographics: EducationPuerto Rico PercentUSA PercentMapTable
Less than 9th grade, 2015-2019, Ages 25+15.35.1MapTable
At least high school, 2015-2019, Ages 25+76.588.0MapTable
At least bachelors degree, 2015-2019, Ages 25+25.932.1MapTable
Demographics: IncomePuerto Rico DollarsUSA DollarsMapTable
Median family income, 2015-201924,97977,263MapTable
Median household income, 2015-201920,53962,843MapTable
Demographics: InsurancePuerto Rico PercentUSA PercentMapTable
Percent uninsured in demographic group, people at or below 138% of poverty, 2019, Ages <65N/AN/AMapTable
Demographics: LanguagePuerto Rico PercentUSA PercentMapTable
Language isolation, 2015-2019N/A4.4MapTable
Demographics: MobilityPuerto Rico PercentUSA PercentMapTable
Haven't moved (in past year), 2015-2019N/A85.8MapTable
Moved, same county (in past year), 2015-2019N/A8.0MapTable
Moved, different county this state (in past year), 2015-2019N/A3.2MapTable
Moved, different state (in past year), 2015-2019N/A2.3MapTable
Moved from outside US (in past year), 2015-2019N/A0.6MapTable
Demographics: Population - AgesPuerto Rico PercentUSA PercentMapTable
Age under 18, 2015-201919.522.6MapTable
Age 18-39, 2015-201928.329.8MapTable
Age 40-64, 2015-201932.431.9MapTable
Age 40 and over, 2015-201952.147.6MapTable
Age 50 and over, 2015-201939.435.1MapTable
Age 65 and over, 2015-201919.715.6MapTable
Demographics: Population - Race/EthnicityPuerto Rico PercentUSA PercentMapTable
American Indian/Alaska Native, 2015-20190.20.8MapTable
Asian / Pacific Islander, 2015-20190.25.7MapTable
Black, 2015-201911.712.7MapTable
Foreign born, 2015-2019N/A13.6MapTable
Hispanic, 2015-201998.718.0MapTable
Non-Hispanic (Origin Recode), 2015-20191.382.0MapTable
White, 2015-201965.972.5MapTable
Demographics: Population - SexPuerto Rico PercentUSA PercentMapTable
Female, 2015-201952.450.8MapTable
Male, 2015-201947.649.2MapTable
Demographics: PovertyPuerto Rico PercentUSA PercentMapTable
Families below poverty, 2015-201940.39.5MapTable
Persons below poverty, 2015-201944.113.4MapTable
Persons below 150% of poverty, 2015-201960.522.0MapTable
Demographics: WorkforcePuerto Rico PercentUSA PercentMapTable
Unemployed, 2015-201916.15.3MapTable
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 06/27/2022 2:49 pm.
For more explicit data source and footnote information please see the tables, graphs and maps that are linked to each row.

Source: Demographic data provided by the Census Bureau, the American Community Survey, and the Small Area Health Insurance Estimates.
Screening & Risk Factors: Colorectal ScreeningPuerto Rico USA MapTable
Ever Had Colorectal Endoscopy (Sigmoidoscopy or Colonoscopy), Ages 50+, 202054.5674.7MapTable
FOBT in last year and/or flex sig in last 5 years and FOBT in last 3 years and/or colonoscopy in last 10 years, Ages 50-75, 202070.8771.9MapTable
Home-Based Fecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT) in Past Two Years, Ages 50+, 202062.5214.3MapTable
Home-based FOBT in the past two years or ever had a colorectal endoscopy, Ages 50+, 202079.7679.9MapTable
Screening & Risk Factors: Diet & ExercisePuerto Rico USA MapTable
Consumed 1 or More Fruits per Day, Ages 18+, 201946.6960.7MapTable
Consumed 1 or More Vegetables per Day, Ages 18+, 201955.6279.7MapTable
Healthy Weight (BMI 18.5 to <25), Ages 20+, 202029.9230.0MapTable
No Leisure Time Physical Activity, Ages 18+, 202045.8322.4MapTable
Obese (>= 95th percentile for BMI based on sex and age), High School Students, 2019N/A15.5MapTable
Obese (BMI >= 30), Ages 20+, 202031.8732.7MapTable
Overweight (>= 85th percentile but <95th percentile for BMI based on sex and age), High School Students, 2019N/A16.1MapTable
Screening & Risk Factors: SmokingPuerto Rico USA MapTable
Current Smoker, Ages 18+, 20209.9415.5MapTable
Ever Smoked 100 Cigarettes, Ages 18+, 202027.8440.5MapTable
Percent of Daily Smokers Who Stopped Smoking for 1 Day or Longer in the Past 12 Months, Ages 18+, 2018-2019N/A35.7MapTable
Percent of People Who Answered No One is Allowed to Smoke Anywhere Inside Their Home (All People), Ages 18+, 2018-2019N/A90.0MapTable
Percent of People Who Answered No One is Allowed to Smoke Anywhere Inside Their Home (Current Smokers), Ages 18+, 2018-2019N/A58.5MapTable
Percent of People Who Answered No One is Allowed to Smoke Inside Their Home (Former/Never Smokers), Ages 18+, 2018-2019N/A94.0MapTable
Percent of State Population with 100% Smokefree Bar Laws, 2021N/A66.4N/ATable
Percent of State Population with 100% Smokefree Restaurant Laws, 2021N/A77.8N/ATable
Percent of State Population with 100% Smokefree Workplace Laws, 2021N/A76.1N/ATable
Percent of State Population with 100% Smokefree Workplace, Restaurant, & Bar Laws, 2021N/A61.1N/ATable
Percent of State Population with Any 100% Smokefree Laws, 2021N/A82.1N/ATable
Percent of Workers in Non-Smoking Environments (All People), Ages 18+, 2018-2019N/A79.9MapTable
Percent of Workers in Non-Smoking Environments (Current Smokers), Ages 18+, 2018-2019N/A73.1MapTable
Percent of Workers in Non-Smoking Environments (Former/Never Smokers), Ages 18+, 2018-2019N/A80.7MapTable
Screening & Risk Factors: VaccinesPuerto Rico USA MapTable
Percent who received 2+ doses of HPV Vaccine, Ages 13-17, Both Sexes, 202050.360.9MapTable
Percent who received 2+ doses of HPV Vaccine, Ages 13-15, Both Sexes, 202054.655.6MapTable
Percent who received 2+ doses of HPV Vaccine, Ages 13-17, Male, 202052.258.2MapTable
Percent who received 2+ doses of HPV Vaccine, Ages 13-15, Male, 202057.453.7MapTable
Percent who received 2+ doses of HPV Vaccine, Ages 13-15, Female, 202051.757.5MapTable
Percent who received 2+ doses of HPV Vaccine, Ages 13-17, Female, 202048.363.7MapTable
Percent who received 3+ doses of HPV Vaccine, Ages 13-15, Both Sexes, 2020N/A8.8MapTable
Percent who received 3+ doses of HPV Vaccine, Ages 13-17, Both Sexes, 202019.119.9MapTable
Percent who received 3+ doses of HPV Vaccine, Ages 13-17, Male, 202026.018.5MapTable
Percent who received 3+ doses of HPV Vaccine, Ages 13-15, Male, 2020N/A8.3MapTable
Percent who received 3+ doses of HPV Vaccine, Ages 13-15, Female, 2020N/A9.2MapTable
Percent who received 3+ doses of HPV Vaccine, Ages 13-17, Female, 2020N/A21.4MapTable
Screening & Risk Factors: Women's HealthPuerto Rico USA MapTable
Had a Mammogram in Past 2 Years, Ages 40+, 202072.1871.5MapTable
Had a Mammogram in Past 2 Years, Ages 50-74, 202083.1078.3MapTable
Had a Pap Smear in Past 3 Years and No Hysterectomy, Ages 18+, 202073.6867.6MapTable
Pap Test in Past 3 Years, No Hysterectomy, Ages 21-65, 202079.5277.9MapTable
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 06/27/2022 2:49 pm.
For more explicit data source and footnote information please see the tables, graphs and maps that are linked to each row.

Data statistics on this page come from the following data sources: CDC, Modeled Estimates Combining BRFSS & NHIS, Tobacco Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey, and American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation. Please see the link on each row for the table/graph map for the specific footnote information.