TABLE 2.

Types of Childhood Leukemia Among Whites, Both Genders, Over Time*

Type of Leukemia1973–19771978–19821983–1987
No.%RateNo.%RateNo.%Rate
Acute lymphocytic559706228066279
Acute NOS9011223282
Other leukemia154191361714818
All forms of leukemia8031004.07801003.88381004.2
  • * Special tabulation from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End-Results Program of the National Cancer Institute, previously published by Miller. 70

  • Per 100,000 per year, age-adjusted.