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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Cancer deaths per 100,000 male population per year for prostate cancer

Measure Source

Healthy People 2010, measure 3-7.

Tables

6 Prostate cancer death rate per 100,000 male population, United States, 2001, by

  • Race
  • Ethnicity
  • Education

Data Source

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), National Vital Statistics System.

Denominator

U.S. male resident population.

Numerator

Number of deaths due to prostate cancer (ICD-10 code C61).

Comments

Data are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population. Age-adjusted rates are weighted sums of age-specific rates. For a discussion on age adjustment, see Part A, Section 5 of Tracking Healthy People 2010.

 

 

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