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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Cancer deaths per 100,000 persons per year for most common cancers: breast cancer

Measure Source

Healthy People 2010, measure 3-3.

Tables

1.10a Cancer deaths per 100,000 female population per year for breast cancer, United States, 1999 and 2002.

1.10b Cancer deaths per 100,000 female population per year for breast cancer, by State, 1999 and 2002.

Data Source

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System—Mortality.

Denominator

U.S. female population.

Numerator

Number of female deaths per year due to breast cancer (ICD-10-CM code C50).

Comments

Rates 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.

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