A Brief Note On Environmental Health And Epidemiology

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ENVM 510 Environmental Health and Epidemiology
Week 2 Graded Assignment Punam Shrestha Bati ID # 605594
Questions and Answers:
1. Calculate the crude skin cancer rates for each age group and gender to complete Table1.
Table 1. Skin Cancer rates in United States, 1999-2010(excluding basal and squamous)
Males Females

Age Count Population Rate (per 100,000) Count Population Rate (per 100,000)
10-14 27 5,004,185 0.54 18 4,768,218 0.38
15-19 73 5,067,818 1.44 129 4,436,012 2.90
20-24 150 4,567,707 3.28 355 4,536,702 7.83
25-29 234 4,317,335 5.42 517 4,360,035 11.86
30-34 399 4,341,984 9.18 677 4,380,641 15.45
35-39 469 4,746,736 9.88 908 4,826,151 18.81
40-44 766 5,090,939 15.04 1,079 5,223,303 20.66
45-49 1,123 5,152,355 21.80 1,209 5,325,865 22.70
50-54 1,433 4,757,879 30.12 1,230 4,960,294 24.80
55-59 1,547 3,929,271 39.37 1,115 4,170,446 26.74
60-64 1,574 3,048,325 51.63 982 3,353,101 29.29
65-69 1,565 2,360,724 66.29 941 2,755,352 34.15
70-74 1,674 1,957,450 85.52 949 2,460,095 38.58
75-79 1,696 1,570,985 107.96 899 2,226,880 40.37
80-84 1,296 1,052,677 123.11 722 1,763,658 40.98
85+ 887 699,186 126.86 678 1,683,375 40.28 Total = 697.46 Total=
375.74

Here,
For Male Population,
• No. of males with skin cancer in age-group (10-14) =27
Total no. of population of same age-group =5,004,185
Crude skin cancer rate of males in age-group (10-14) = No. of…
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