During 2001–2016, the lung cancer death rates for the total population declined from 55.3 to 38.3 as well as for each racial/ethnic group shown.
During 2001–2016, the death rate for the non-Hispanic black population decreased from 63.3 to 41.2, for the non-Hispanic white population from 57.7 to 41.5, and for the Hispanic population from 23.9 to 16.6.
Throughout this period, the Hispanic population had the lowest death rate.
SOURCE: CDC/National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System, 2001–2016, Mortality. CDC Wonder online database. https://wonder.cdc.gov/ucd-icd10.html.