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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: lung cancer

Measure Source

Healthy People 2010, measure 3-2.

Tables

1.11a Cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year for lung cancer, United States, 1999 and 2002.

1.11b Cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year for lung 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. population.

Numerator

Number of deaths per year due to lung cancer (ICD-10-CM code C33-C34).

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.

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

 

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