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PUBLIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT

FORT DEVENS-SUDBURY TRAINING ANNEX
SUDBURY, MIDDLESEX COUNTY, MASSACHUSETTS


APPENDIX 5: CANCER INCIDENCE DATA TABLES AND FIGURES

Table A-1.

Demographic Characteristics of Hudson, Maynard, Stow, and Sudbury
  Hudson Maynard Stow Sudbury
Characteristic Town CT* 3221 CT 3222 CT 3223 CT 3224 Town
CT 3641
Town
CT 3231
Town CT 3651 CT 3652
Total Population 16408 3720 2656 5520 4512 9590 5144 14027 5606 8421
Race:
White
Black
American Indian
Asian
Other


16131
68
8
76
125


3614
29
1
50
26


2616
9
3
11
17


5442
15
4
14
45


4459
15
0
1
37


9371
46
18
96
62


5065
27
4
39
9


13688
148
7
135
49


5487
51
4
47
17


8201
97
3
88
32

Age:
Under 5
5 - 17
16 - 64
65 and over
Median Age


1139
3900
9927
1442
29.2


256
1043
2304
117


198
552
1557
349


353
1103
3408
656


332
1202
2658
320


588
1989
5883
1130
30.7


348
1379
3085
332
30.6


752
4016
8565
694
32.1


324
1719
3372
191


428
2297
5193
503

*CT = Census Tract
Source: 1980 Census Data


Table A-1, (Contd).

Demographic Characteristics of Hudson, Maynard, Stow, and Sudbury
  Hudson Maynard Stow Sudbury
Characteristic CT*
3221
CT (pt)
3221
Town
CT 3641
Town
CT 3231
Town CT
3651
CT
3652.01
CT
3652.02
Total Population 4238 24 10,325 5328 14,358 5869 4893 3596
Race:
White
Black
American Indian
Asian
Other

4071
53
7
100
7

24

9952
86
15
77
22

5202
12
15
77
22

13,714
184
16
417
27

5627
76
8
143
15

4697
36
8
147
5


3390
72

127
7

Age:
Under 5
5 - 17
18 - 64
65 and over

358
725
2964
191

5
2
16
1

770
1531
6752
1272

419
1004
3535
370

1041
2819
9765
994

446
1225
3900
298

347
898
3509
400

248
696
2356
296

* CT = Census Tract
Source: 1990 Census


Table A-1.1:

Block Statistics for Area around Lake Boon1
Area Block
Number2
Total
Persons
Total
Housing
Units
White
Race
Number
Under
Age 18
Number
Over
Age 65
Area of Installation 424 109 35 100 35 1
Area on Stow side of Lake Boon 412 108 38 107 28 3
432 77 39 75 15 4
433 28 9 28 7 0
434 7 3 7 3 0
437 1 1 1 0 0
425 13 5 13 3 0
426 15 6 15 2 1
442 74 30 74 12 13
443 32 15 31 8 6
444 8 5 8 0 0
445 10 5 10 4 0
Area on Hudson side of Lake Boon 431 35 8 30 18 0
439 64 18 64 24 0
112 67 28 62 19 1
107 166 87 165 28 9
108 74 31 74 16 1
126 8 8 8 3 0
113 41 10 38 17 2
114 146 51 145 42 9
106 49 21 49 12 2
105 86 30 85 24 6
104 29 8 28 11 2
110 11 4 10 3 0
103 2 1 2 0 0
109 11 6 11 0 2
Area Around White Pond 102 19 6 19 7 0
101B 112 35 84 40 0
Totals for Lake Boon Area 1402 543 1343 381 62
1 From the 1990 Census of the Population: Statistics for Selected Blocks
2 Block numbers in the 400s are from the census tract 3231 and block numbers in the 100s are from the census tract 3221.


Table A-2.

1982-1986 Cancer Incidence by Census Tract Hudson, MA
CT 3221 Total Male Female
Cancer Type Obs Exp SIR CI Obs Exp SIR CI Obs Exp SIR CI
Bladder 0 1.6 NC NC 0 1.3 NC NC 0 0.4 NC NC
Leukemia 3 1.0 304 NC 2 0.6 343 NC 1 0.4 243 NC
Liver 0 0.2 NC NC 0 0.1 NC NC 0 0.1 NC NC
*Lung 5 6.1 82 27-192 4 4.2 96 NC 1 2.0 49 NC
Kidney 2 1.0 193 NC 2 0.7 290 NC 0 0.4 NC NC
Pancreas 2 0.8 245 NC 1 0.4 228 NC 1 0.4 259 NC
Stomach 2 0.9 220 NC 2 0.6 324 NC 0 0.3 NC NC
CT 3222 Total Male Female
Bladder 5 2.7 182 59-424 4 1.9 211 NC 1 0.8 126 NC
Leukemia 1 1.2 83 NC 0 0.6 NC NC 1 0.6 177 NC
Liver 0 0.3 NC NC 0 0.2 NC NC 0 0.1 NC NC
*Lung 7 8.8 80 32-164 4 5.4 74 NC 3 3.2 94 NC
Kidney 1 1.4 69 NC 1 0.8 122 NC 0 0.6 NC NC
Pancreas 2 1.4 141 NC 1 0.6 161 NC 1 0.8 119 NC
Stomach 3 1.6 187 NC 3 0.9 337 NC 0 0.7 NC NC
CT 3223 Total Male Female
Bladder 7 5.5 128 51-263 4 4.3 93 NC 3 1.5 206 NC
Leukemia 3 2.4 124 NC 1 1.4 71 NC 2 1.1 190 NC
Liver 0 0.5 NC NC 0 0.4 NC NC 0 0.2 NC NC
*Lung 13 18.3 71 38-122 10 12.7 79 38-145 3 6.2 48 NC
Kidney 5 3.0 167 54-390 2 1.9 105 NC 3 1.2 259 NC
Pancreas 2 2.8 71 NC 1 0.9 114 NC 1 1.4 71 NC
Stomach 2 3.2 63 NC 1 2.0 49 NC 1 1.2 82 NC
CT 3224 Total Male Female
Bladder 1 3.0 33 NC 0 2.4 NC NC 1 0.8 130 NC
Leukemia 2 1.5 132 NC 1 0.9 110 NC 1 0.6 157 NC
Liver 0 0.3 NC NC 0 0.2 NC NC 0 0.1 NC NC
*Lung 6 10.6 57 21-124 3 7.4 41 NC 3 3.6 84 NC
Kidney 3 1.7 172 NC 2 1.1 174 NC 1 0.6 154 NC
Pancreas 1 1.5 65 NC 0 0.8 NC NC 1 0.7 136 NC
Stomach 3 1.7 177 NC 2 1.1 175 NC 1 0.6 163 NC

Note: SIRs are calculated based on the exact number of expected cases.
Expected number of cases are presented as rounded to the nearest tenth.
*Due to insufficient data 1 lung cancer could not be included in these results.

Obs = Observed number of cases SIR = Standardized Incidence Ratio +/- = Statistical significance
Exp = Expected number of cases CI = 95% Confidence interval NC = Not calculated


Table A-3.

1982-1986 Cancer Incidence by Census Tract Sudbury, MA
CT 3651 Total Male Female
Cancer Type Obs Exp SIR CI Obs Exp SIR CI Obs Exp SIR CI
*Bladder 1 3.0 34 NC 1 2.3 43 NC 0 0.7 NC NC
Leukemia 2 1.6 123 NC 2 1.0 209 NC 0 0.7 NC NC
Liver 0 0.3 NC NC 0 0.2 NC NC 0 0.1 NC NC
*Lung 6 11.5 52 19-114 3 7.7 39 NC 3 4.0 76 NC
Kidney 5 1.9 266 86-620 5 1.2 405+ 131-945 0 0.7 NC NC
Pancreas 1 1.5 67 NC 1 0.8 124 NC 0 0.7 NC NC
Stomach 3 1.6 182 NC 2 1.1 176 NC 1 0.6 181 NC
CT 3652 Total Male Female
*Bladder 7 5.9 118 47-243 3 4.8 63 NC 4 1.5 263 NC
Leukemia 1 2.9 34 NC 1 1.7 58 NC 0 1.2 NC NC
Liver 1 0.6 163 NC 1 0.5 220 NC 0 0.2 NC NC
*Lung 16 21.0 76 44-123 10 14.8 67 32-124 6 7.1 85 31-185
Kidney 2 3.5 58 NC 2 2.3 87 NC 0 1.3 NC NC
Pancreas 7 3.0 233 93-480 5 1.6 311+ 101-724 2 1.4 139 NC
Stomach 2 3.4 60 NC 2 2.3 87 NC 0 1.2 NC NC

Note: SIRs are calculated based on the exact number of expected cases.
Expected number of cases are presented as rounded to the nearest tenth.
*Due to insufficient data 1 bladder cancer and 2 lung cancers could not be included in these results.

Obs = Observed number of cases SIR = Standardized Incidence Ratio +/- = Statistical significance
Exp = Expected number of cases CI = 95% Confidence interval NC = Not calculated


Table A-4.

1982-1986 Cancer Incidence Hudson, MA
  Total Male Female
Cancer Type Obs Exp SIR CI Obs Exp SIR CI Obs Exp SIR CI
Bladder 13 12.9 101 54-173 8 9.8 81 35-160 5 3.4 145 47-339
Leukemia 9 6.1 147 67-279 4 3.5 113 NC 5 2.7 187 61-436
Liver 0 1.3 NC NC 0 0.9 NC NC 0 0.4 NC NC
Lung 32 43.7 73 50-104 22 29.7 74 46-112 10 15.0 67 32-123
Kidney 11 7.2 152 76-273 7 4.6 154 62-316 4 2.8 143 NC
Pancreas 7 6.6 106 43-219 3 2.1 140 NC 4 3.3 120 NC
Stomach 10 7.4 136 65-250 8 4.7 171 74-337 2 2.8 70 NC

Note: SIRs are calculated based on the exact number of expected cases.
Expected number of cases are presented as rounded to the nearest tenth.

Obs = Observed number of cases
Exp = Expected number of cases
SIR = Standardized Incidence Ratio
CI = 95% Confidence interval

+/- = Statistical significance
NC = Not calculated


Table A-5.

1982-1986 Cancer Incidence Sudbury, MA
  Total Male Female
Cancer Type Obs Exp SIR CI Obs Exp SIR CI Obs Exp SIR CI
Bladder 9 8.9 101 46-192 5 7.1 71 23-165 4 2.3 176 NC
Leukemia 3 4.5 66 NC 3 2.7 111 NC 0 1.9 NC NC
Liver 1 0.9 106 NC 1 0.7 144 NC 0 0.3 NC NC
Lung 24 32.5 74 47-109 14 22.5 62 34-104 10 11.0 91 44-167
Kidney 7 5.3 131 53-270 7 3.5 198 80-409 0 2.0 NC NC
Pancreas 8 4.5 178 77-350 6 2.4 249 91-542 2 2.1 94 NC
Stomach 5 5.0 100 32-233 4 3.4 117 NC 1 1.8 57 NC

Note: SIRs are calculated based on the exact number of expected cases.
Expected number of cases are presented as rounded to the nearest tenth.

Obs = Observed number of cases
Exp = Expected number of cases
SIR = Standardized Incidence Ratio
CI = 95% Confidence interval

+/- = Statistical significance
NC = Not calculated


Table A-6.

1982-1986 Cancer Incidence Maynard, MA
  Total Male Female
Cancer Type Obs Exp SIR CI Obs Exp SIR CI Obs Exp SIR CI
Bladder 8 8.7 91 39-180 5 6.6 75 24-175 3 2.4 127 NC
Leukemia 2 3.9 51 NC 1 2.2 45 NC 1 1.7 58 NC
Liver 5 0.9 586+ 190-1364 3 0.6 495 NC 2 0.3 751 NC
Lung 32 29.2 109 75-155 23 20.0 117 74-176 9 10.2 88 40-167
Kidney 4 4.8 83 NC 3 3.0 102 NC 1 1.9 53 NC
Pancreas 8 4.5 177 76-349 2 2.2 90 NC 6 2.3 258 95-562
Stomach 5 5.0 100 32-232 3 3.1 96 NC 2 2.0 102 NC

Note: SIRs are calculated based on the exact number of expected cases.
Expected number of cases are presented as rounded to the nearest tenth.

Obs = Observed number of cases
Exp = Expected number of cases
SIR = Standardized Incidence Ratio
CI = 95% Confidence interval

+/- = Statistical significance
NC = Not calculated


Table A-7.

1982-1986 Cancer Incidence Stow, MA
  Total Male Female
Cancer Type Obs Exp SIR CI Obs Exp SIR CI Obs Exp SIR CI
Bladder 2 3.0 67 NC 1 2.4 42 NC 1 0.8 129 NC
Leukemia 3 1.6 189 NC 2 0.9 213 NC 1 0.7 148 NC
Liver 0 0.3 NC NC 0 0.2 NC NC 0 0.1 NC NC
Lung 5 10.4 48 16-112 2 7.2 28 NC 3 3.5 85 NC
Kidney 1 1.8 57 NC 0 1.1 NC NC 1 0.7 154 NC
Pancreas 2 1.5 133 NC 1 0.8 126 NC 1 0.7 137 NC
Stomach 3 1.7 177 NC 2 1.1 177 NC 1 0.6 162 NC

Note: SIRs are calculated based on the exact number of expected cases.
Expected number of cases are presented as rounded to the nearest tenth.

Obs = Observed number of cases
Exp = Expected number of cases
SIR = Standardized Incidence Ratio
CI = 95% Confidence interval

+/- = Statistical significance
NC = Not calculated


Area Map
Figure A-1. Area Map

Census Blocks for Area Around Lake Boon
Figure A-1.1. Census Blocks for Area Around Lake Boon

Bladder Cancer Incidence in Hudson, MA: 1982-1986
Figure A-2. Bladder Cancer Incidence in Hudson, MA: 1982-1986

Bladder Cancer Incidence in Maynard, Stow, and Sudbury, MA: 1982-1986
Figure A-3. Bladder Cancer Incidence in Maynard, Stow, and Sudbury, MA: 1982-1986

Leukemia Incidence in Hudson, MA: 1982-1986
Figure A-4. Leukemia Incidence in Hudson, MA: 1982-1986

Leukemia Incidence in Maynard, Stow, and Sudbury, MA: 1982-1986
Figure A-5. Leukemia Incidence in Maynard, Stow, and Sudbury, MA: 1982-1986

Liver Cancer Incidence in Maynard, Stow, and Sudbury, MA: 1982-1986
Figure A-6. Liver Cancer Incidence in Maynard, Stow, and Sudbury, MA: 1982-1986

*Lung Cancer Incidence in Hudson, MA: 1982-1986
Figure A-7. *Lung Cancer Incidence in Hudson, MA: 1982-1986

Lung Cancer Incidence in Maynard, Stow, and Sudbury, MA: 1982-1986
Figure A-8. Lung Cancer Incidence in Maynard, Stow, and Sudbury, MA: 1982-1986

Kidney Cancer Incidence in Hudson, MA: 1982-1986
Figure A-9. Kidney Cancer Incidence in Hudson, MA: 1982-1986

Kidney Cancer Incidence in Maynard, Stow, and Sudbury, MA: 1982-1986
Figure A-10. Kidney Cancer Incidence in Maynard, Stow, and Sudbury, MA: 1982-1986

Pancreas Cancer Incidence in Hudson, MA: 1982-1986
Figure A-11. Pancreas Cancer Incidence in Hudson, MA: 1982-1986

Pancreas Cancer Incidence in Maynard, Stow, and Sudbury, MA: 1982-1986
Figure A-12. Pancreas Cancer Incidence in Maynard, Stow, and Sudbury, MA: 1982-1986

Stomach Cancer Incidence in Hudson, MA: 1982-1986
Figure A-13. Stomach Cancer Incidence in Hudson, MA: 1982-1986

Stomach Cancer Incidence in Maynard, Stow, and Sudbury, MA: 1982-1986
Figure A-14. Stomach Cancer Incidence in Maynard, Stow, and Sudbury, MA: 1982-1986



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