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Cancer deaths per 100,000 persons per year for all cancers.
Healthy People 2010, measure 3-1.
8 Cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year for all cancer, United States, 2002, by
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System—Mortality.
U.S. resident population.
Number of deaths due to cancer (ICD-10-CM codes C00–C97).
Data are age-adjusted to the 2000 standard population. Age-adjusted rates are weighted sums of age-specific rates. For a discussion of age adjustment, see Part A, Section 5 of Tracking Healthy People 2010.
This measure differs from Healthy People 2000 objective 16.1, which age-adjusted the death rates using the 1940 standard population. See Appendix C of Tracking Healthy People 2010 for comparison data.
Education data are for persons age 25–64 years only.